[CR]Re: Eric Clapton's 1975 Condor on eBay


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis

Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 14:56:14 -0500 (EST)
From: EPL <lowiemanuel@yahoo.ca>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <MONKEYFOODbvDhuOFXR00003799@monkeyfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: [CR]Re: Eric Clapton's 1975 Condor on eBay

Scott Minneman wrote:
> Clapton's ownership/purchase doesn't make the bike very
> interesting though,
> does it? No more so than, as Weird Al says in his parody
> of eBay, "a
> kleenex used by Dr. Dre" would. ...or does EC's possible
> brush with this
> machine make it alluring for somebody?

EC has two nicknames among his fans: Slowhand (for his playing style), and God (for his creative virtuosity).

So there are those who might view this Condor as something like the chariot manqué (with Avocet touring saddle?) of their lord.

I have seen Tibetans fighting over possession of Kleenexes used by the Dalai Lama, there are relic hunters of all cults...

Emanuel Lowi Montreal, Quebec

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