Re: [CR] Avocet Parts Questions


Example: Framebuilding

From: "Jerry & Liz Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Mark Petry" <mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BOEHILHKAOBGOLLDCHNLCEPDCCAA.mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>
Subject: Re: [CR] Avocet Parts Questions
Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 13:21:44 -0500

They are also (or were until recently) still available in 27", which is classic content in itself.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Petry"
To:
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 2:46 PM
Subject: [CR] Avocet Parts Questions



> Yes, this IS classic content - lamenting the loss of (classic) tan
> sidewalls! Getting hard to find tires with "that classic look". The
> Vittoria Cor$a CX is wonderful, as is the Veloflex Pave. Neither are tough
> enough for city riding.
>
> I love the avocets, they are super reliable tires, very tough especially
> with the Kevlar belts. The last thing I want to do on a beautiful classic
> bike is change a tire in the field. Still have 5 or 6 sets in storage,
> including 2 in 27" for the old Alex Singer.
>
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>
> From: pam knight <pamjknight@yahoo.com>
> Subject: RE: [CR] Avocet Parts Questions
> To: Janis Johnson <picabo58@earthlink.net>,
> classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>
>
> Is this classic content??
> Pam Knight, Western New York
> Janis Johnson
> wrote:Avocet currently markets a variety of different products. Compact
> cycling
> computers; anatomic saddles for men and women; tires with innovative tread
> for grip and speed; altimeter technology for cycling, skiing, and hiking;
> and heart rate monitors for precise training.
> Their R20 FasGrip 700C clincher tire is still my favorite for European Alps
> tours and bombing on the fire roads of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
> Unfortunately, no longer available with the tan sidewall. Only black. Yuck!
> Jan (former Avocet/Palo Alto Bicycles employee, who got busted several times
> by Bernie for sliding down the loading ramp inside the store) Johnson
> Palo Alto, CA