Mark Lawrence says that he's growing tired of the "new Brooks". I say this: Dude, it's owned by Italians! What can you expect?
Pacific Coast Cycles
<email@example.com> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 6:02 AM Subject: Re: [CR] Brooks introduces the world's most fashionable rain cape(KOF candidate)
> This is a development of the standard rain cape used before the days of
> jackets and pants. It's nice that a hood has been added, but, I suspect it
> not be compatible with a helmet. The old ones had thumb loops inside to
> hold the
> cape in place over the handlebars. The cape would be carried rolled up
> the saddle, usually with the spare tub in the middle.
> They clain that your lower parts will not get wet. Your own forward motion
> enough for your pants to get wet. We always used "leggings" that came up
> thigh and attached to your belt. The whole ensemble, made of yellow
> fabric guaranteed one would become nice and sweaty!
> Tony Taylor
> Manchester, NH