[CR]Now:Makes a difference? Was:To ride or not/fairly short...


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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Subject: [CR]Now:Makes a difference? Was:To ride or not/fairly short...
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2002 12:17:30 -0700

Like I said, "Counts? Lance Armstrong is certainly concerned over it and thinks it does." Maybe you should be asking Lance why he feels that way.

Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal

"Steven L. Sheffield" wrote:
>
> Joseba Beloki's Team ONCE Giant weighed less than Lance's Trek 5900.
>
> So why didn't Beloki win the Tour?
>
> Hmm ... those ounces must not have made that much of a difference.
>
> --------
> On
> Mon, 09 Sep 2002 10:17:25 -0700 Chuck Schmidt wrote:
>
> Rich Rose wrote:
> >
> > Chuck Schmidt wrote, in part:
> >
> > "Modern bicycles are all about weight, which is just
> > one of the reasons lug steel construction is moot. And with modern
> > bicycles (we are talking about racing bicycles I assume) 3 oz count."
> >
> > My response: Really?? 3 oz. of non-rotational weight counts? As in the
> > difference between winning & loosing?
> > Richard (non-believer) Rose
>
> Yes, if you are talking about the top racing bikes in the TdF peloton
> (and that's what I talking about) 3 oz., rotational, non-rotational, is
> obsessed over.
>
> Counts? Lance Armstrong is certainly concerned over it and thinks it does.
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> SoPas, SoCal