Re: [CR] are you a real CR rider?

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Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 00:05:25 -0600
From: <globallyoff@s2ki.com>
To: Dickey <ogreer@bellsouth.net>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] are you a real CR rider?


All steel, Ive never even ridden a bike with index shifting or one with newfangled brake levers that shift. My new bike will be steel as well.

Keith Kessel Shreveport, La. USA

On Sat, February 7, 2009 2:21 pm, Dickey wrote:
> All the talk about CF, Alum, and TI bikes, being as good, better, or old
> fashioned or who ever else, got me thinking( look-out). I'm 62 yrs and
> still ride, always do every bit of my own work on bikes. I love to get my
> hands greasy as much or more then riding. So here's the catch! I have
> never swung a leg over anything but standard size real steel. When I see a
> CF bike it's like I glanced at a 1997
> Nissian! No reaction what so ever. When I see lugs it's like seeing a 32
> Ford coupe with a chromed out 350.
> Is there anyone else who has been totally faithful to steel?
>
>
> Dickey Greer
> West Monroe,La USA