Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 97, Issue 105


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Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:59:48 -0800 (PST)
From: Scott Gabriel <slipangle2@yahoo.com>
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 97, Issue 105


Owen,

and all. Well, yes, I really am out of touch. I'm still in my old Dettos with the metal cleats. Those look cool though. I can see the advantage of a quick exit.

Scott Gabriel
Cape Cod


--- On Fri, 1/21/11, Owen Wrigley wrote:


> From: Owen Wrigley <owen_wrigley@hotmail.com>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 97, Issue 105

\r?\n> To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

\r?\n> Date: Friday, January 21, 2011, 5:56 PM

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Sorry, I didn\u2019t realize this was on-list.  I

\r?\n> responded off-line.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Yes, standard issue PowerGrips.  I have used these

\r?\n> since the 70s on all my bikes. 

\r?\n> Sadly, I can't use these with either my beloved Barelli

\r?\n> B-10 nor the Phil Wood CHP

\r?\n> pedals.  You need eyelets on the back of the pedal for

\r?\n> the rear corner mount.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> They are nice.  They are not widely used, those who do

\r?\n> like them, love them. 

\r?\n> I had them on my Ritchey Mtn bike, as well as my TDF since

\r?\n> they came out.   

\r?\n> Rather cheap.  Last forever.  The practical fact

\r?\n> that they are sport shoe or even

\r?\n> dress shoe friendly has remained a big advantage for the

\r?\n> pleasure bikes.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> They come in a couple colors.  Most have the name/logo

\r?\n> in huge letters, but you

\r?\n> just unscrew the mount and flip the strap over.  Then

\r?\n> it's on the inside.  Personally,

\r?\n> I just love them.  Mount with toe in, straighten your

\r?\n> foot to tighten. Adjustable. 

\r?\n> I don't use cleats except under duress.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Strap me in.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Owen Wrigley

\r?\n> Vienna, VA

\r?\n>

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\r?\n>

\r?\n> Message: 10

\r?\n> Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:51:37 -0800 (PST)

\r?\n> From: Scott Gabriel <slipangle2@yahoo.com>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] My Lejeune (now French bikes w/Campy)

\r?\n> To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>,   

\r?\n> Owen Wrigley

\r?\n>     <owen_wrigley@hotmail.com>

\r?\n> Message-ID: <53454.99819.qm@web111314.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>

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\r?\n>

\r?\n> That's a nice bike Owen,

\r?\n>

\r?\n> But moreover...what about those toe straps ?  I've

\r?\n> never seen anything like them.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Scott Gabriel

\r?\n> Cape Cod