Re: Debunking time again (Re: [CR]1962 Raleigh Gran Sport)


Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente

To: rrose@normandassociates.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 10:43:13 -0400
Subject: Re: Debunking time again (Re: [CR]1962 Raleigh Gran Sport)
From: Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com>


<...why would custom builders labor so much on customizing tube sets for the specific user?...>

there's no labor involved-no pun intended. you find a supplier that you trust, and then you pick through their offerings. they design and make the pipes, you (frame maker) decide whether to use it or not.

e-RICHIE chester, ct

On Thu, 30 May 2002 10:17:47 -0400 "Rich Rose" <rrose@normandassociates.com> writes:
> O.K., I buy into this theory (below), to a point. But, if it were
> entirely true, why would custom builders labor so much on
> customizing
> tube sets for the specific user? Certainly tubing wall thickness,
> length
> of butts etc.., do have an effect on ride quality? Quality of build
> is
> huge, no doubt. But, you can't start with junk can you?
> Richard Rose (Toledo, Ohio)