Re: [CR]New Yorker Article

(Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2004)

Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 07:57:40 -0700
From: "Brian Baylis" <rocklube@adnc.com>
To: Diane Feldman <feldmanbike@home.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]New Yorker Article
References: <BNEPINBIKJLICLKFBJACCEBECPAA.mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net> <3B8F947D.20E7@adnc.com> <000701c1322c$85c64d40$1c29b018@vncvr1.wa.home.com>


Dave,

Wrong story. I don't know the incident you're refering to, but it's not the James Hoage tale.

Brian Baylis La Mesa, CA
>
> 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" <rocklube@adnc.com>
> To: "Mark Petry" <mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>
> 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
> > > =====================================================
> > > "Each receives a bag of tools, a shapeless mass, and
> > > book of rules. And each must fashion, ere life is
> > > flown, a stumbling block or a stepping stone"
> > >
> > > R. L. Sharpe, 1890
> > > =====================================================