Re: [CR] Jimmy Katynski's extended head tube Della Santa frame

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Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 11:52:22 -0400
From: "Ken Freeman" <>
To: Tom Sanders <>
Subject: Re: [CR] Jimmy Katynski's extended head tube Della Santa frame

Tom, I'm very sad this was needed, for us all but especially for Jimmy. I just wish I could afford a high quality frame with a extended top tube, to better accommodate my central fuel supply.

Ken Freeman Ann Arbor, MI USA

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Tom Sanders <> wrote:
> Folks, a short while back Jimmy Katynski, a long time CR member and a
> friend
> listed his Della Santa bike for sale to the CR list. It has an extended
> head tube. He asked what I feel a very fair price for it. Since that time
> a few people have assailed the virtues of that bike in vituperative terms.
> I think this is grossly unfair to Jimmy and exhibits a lack of sensitivity
> to his feelings. I do not think it appropriate to diss one of our members
> bikes when it is being offered for sale like this. No attempt at anything
> like fraud, misrepresentation, or anything like that was made by Jimmy.
> He
> thought he was making an offering to friends. I wonder if he still feels
> that way?
> If it is a matter of taste, I think one should take any negative comments
> they care to make off line in such a situation. This all came across like
> hostility to a great guy who had done no wrong and some folks here should
> examine their behavior in this matter. We so not do so well when we are
> divisive and not inclusive.
> I like the bike. A lot. And I like Jimmy a lot, too. If you feel like
> making negative comments toward me, please co0ntact me off line to do so.
> Tom Sanders
> Lansing, MI USA
> _______________________________________________

Ken Freeman
Ann Arbor, MI USA