Re: [CR]Now:What's so special about this housing? Was:What's so special about these Simplex QRs


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From: Joe Bender-Zanoni <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Now:What's so special about this housing? Was:What's so special about these Simplex QRs
To: Brandon Ives <monkeylad@mac.com>, chuckschmidt@earthlink.net, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <20020909233423.10838.qmail@web13703.mail.yahoo.com> <3D7D3328.1DCC4D5F@earthlink.net> <a05111700b9a2ea84c035@[10.0.1.3]>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 00:09:57 -0400

I'm feeling rich- I didn't throw my 25 feet away.

Joe B-Z
GNNJ


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From: "Brandon Ives"
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Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 8:31 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Now:What's so special about this housing? Was:What's so


special about these Simplex QRs


> At 4:48 PM -0700 9/9/02, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> >This one boggles the mind: generic english brake cable housing... 58
> >inches for $157.50! ($2.71 per inch doesn't sound too bad ;)
>
> It's the cool ribbed stuff, just like the drawer full I threw away a
> few years back. I must say my mind too is boggled. I thought the
> stuff was kinda neat but the ribbing deteriorated easily. I have a
> Rudge with this housing so I guess if I ever want to replace the
> housing I'll have to pay more than I did for the whole bike.
>
> If you think that's odd you should read
> <http://www.westpress.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=84282&command=displayCont ent&sourceNode=84281&contentPK=2548775>
> And this will add to todays to pic about wether weight matters. . .
> in this case it does.
> ciao,
> Brandon"monkeyman"Ives
> SB, CA
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