Re: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old hour record bike

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Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 08:37:46 -0700
From: PeterGrenader <>
To: Monkeyman <>
CC: Chris Beyer <>,
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old hour record bike
References: <l03130303b624efd8186d@[]> <l03130300b625e11cc7c2@[]>

If it helps, there is a picture of the bike Boardman used on the Velonews site. Lookes pretty boilerplate. It really is a shame that this has happened to the hour record.

Monkeyman wrote:
> >Please: what does this have to do with classic bikes?
> People, people, people. . .
> This is the 4th e-mail I have recieved like this. Not only does this annoy
> the hell out of me that people are questioning my post, but also they don't
> know the rules they're trying to enforce. I know the rules now since the
> whole "true name" thing and the rules as posted by Dale, not 3 days ago,
> pertaining to classic bikes is:
> <<<- We have focussed on the approximate period from the beginning of the
> Twentieth Century, up to the early 1980s. Certain classically produced modern
> bikes are considered "on topic" here, but those welded, injection molded, or
> glued modern wonders belong in some other mail list, not this one! Ditto for
> mountain bikes & balloon tired bikes. Those items have merit, but they just
> do not belong here. >>>
> As you see even some "classicaly produced modern" bikes are on topic. My
> guess is most ouf you don't know about the new UCI rules in for the hour
> record, check these sites:
> Anyway, since Boardman's bike had to be produced the same way that Merckx's
> bike was I was wondering how they produced it. It has Look on the down
> tube, but I doubt they built it. Did they just repaint a classic bike or
> did they find a tubeset of Merckx's vintage and bring Ugo out of
> retirement? Now I ask, why does this NOT belong on the list? Please
> police yourself before policing others and remember Dale is the person who
> decides what it on or off topic.
> enjoy,
> Brandon Ives
> Brandon and Mitzi's-- "Wurld uv Wunder"
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> Nobody can do everything,
> but if everybody did something
> everything would get done.
> -Gil Scott Heron-
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!