Re: [CR] wine corks and handlebar plugs.


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From: ternst <ternst1@cox.net>
To: <hsachs@alumni.rice.edu>, Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <4A0CB46C.7060000@verizon.net>
Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 17:26:12 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR] wine corks and handlebar plugs.


Harvey: Wine corks are style man approved! Be nice if you could form the exposed end somewhat dome shape, and then paint to match bike, saddle, or whatever, to spiff it out.
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates
CA USA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Harvey Sachs"
To: "Classic Rendezvous"
Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:16 PM
Subject: [CR] wine corks and handlebar plugs.



> So, it's time to tape the bars of the ca. 1950 Andy Hamel I got from Eddie
> Albert and had powdercoated. While getting the bike sorted out, I've been
> riding with naked bars and temporary cork bar plugs. I hope I didn't
> offend the vintage spirits: when I pulled them out tonight to tape the
> bars, I discovered that I'd absentmindedly used off-topic plastic corks
> instead of the KOF versions. At least I hadn't taped Thunderbird caps on
> with duct tape. :-)
>
> The bright red Hamel is getting matching tape.
>
> harvey sachs
> mcLean va
> (I do like using wine corks for bar ends)