[CR]Lemond/Taco Bell Bottle, Was: LOOK team bikes. Now:LeMond trivia


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From: Jeff Slotkin <jeffslotkin@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 11:44:56 -0500
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Lemond/Taco Bell Bottle, Was: LOOK team bikes. Now:LeMond trivia

But now I want one!

Jeff Slotkin Chas, SC US

On Nov 16, 2007, at 10:11 AM, Tim Victor wrote:


>>
>> Apparently Taco Bell planned a huge nationwide LeMond promo in which
>> they would give away Specialized made water bottles in their haute
>> cuisine
>> establishments... Within a few days of the kick off, some 5 year
>> old flea
>> brained imbecilic child chewed the top off the? plastic flow valve
>> and
>> swallowed it. Taco Bell freaked out and withdrew from the campaign,
>> and thousands upon thousands of those water bottles clogged up
>> Specialized's warehouses. They couldn't sell them either because they
>> had Taco Bell's name on them.... I ended up with a few cases through
>> industry skulduggery and gave them away.? ?
>
> Ahh, now I know the rest of the story as they say on the radio. I
> bought
> a few of those for a buck each at a Dollar Tree store and wondered
> what
> the deal was. It's good to finally know even though those bottles are
> long gone.

>

> Peace,

>

> Tim Victor

> Greensboro, NC