Re: [CR]New Yorker Article


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From: "Diane Feldman" <feldmanbike@home.com>
To: <rocklube@adnc.com>, "Mark Petry" <mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>
Cc: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]New Yorker Article
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 07:52:14 -0700


Wasn't there a Bicycling magazine article about that guy, around the time it all happened? Somebody in the Oceanside area had rented a storefront and opened accounts with Ten Speed Drive, Euro Asia, and others, shut the store down and disappeared with unsecured goods, that was the story I remember. David Feldman


----- Original Message -----
From: Brian Baylis
To: Mark Petry
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 6:43 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]New Yorker Article



> Mark,
>
> That story involving James Hoage happened right under my nose in San
> Marcos. There are events associated with James Hoage and his string of
> impersonations that began in Palo Alto, CA before the Tesch events and
> continued until his arrest at Princton. James Hoage actually made his
> application to Princton while serving 1 year in jail for possesion of
> stolen property (they couldn't pin the actual burgulery on him since two
> years had passed before he was caught with the goods) using the alais
> "Alexi Santana". Dave Tesch was convinced that I (give me a break) did
> the burgerly because it happened about two months after I moved to San
> Diego specifically to get away from Dave and his constant state of paint
> emergency. I was his painter at that time, it drove me to leave the
> business; at which time I moved to San Diego to pass my secrets to Joe
> Bell before I found something else to. Once in San Diego, I got
> comfortable again and I ended up working for Bill Holland/Joe Bell for a
> while until I felt I wasn't ready to pack it all in. I owe a debt of
> gratitude to JB for taking me in and showing me that not everyone in the
> bike biz is a physco. Needless to say, I'm still in the game; thanks
> primarily to the incomparable Joe Bell.
>
> There is a lot more to the sorted tale of James Hoage, but it's way too
> complicated to discuss here. It's not quite as long a story as the Masi
> thing, but certainly a lot stranger.
>
> Brian Baylis
> La Mesa, CA
> >
> > Did anybody see the article in the current issue of the new yorker about the
> > princeton imposter? The article is called "The Runner" and starts out
> > mentioning the recovery of some bike stuff stolen from Dave Tesch.
> >
> > I'll look for it on the NY website and send the URL along if I can find it.
> >
> > =====================================================
> > Mark Petry 206.618.9642
> > Beautiful Bainbridge Island, WA
> > mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net
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> >
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