Re: [CR] Rene Herse Ligtweight Record Bike


Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse

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Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 18:02:17 -0700
From: Mitch Harris <mitch.harris@gmail.com>
To: <hersefan@comcast.net>
Cc: jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Rene Herse Ligtweight Record Bike


On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 11:30 AM, <hersefan@comcast.net> wrote:
> Pick up an old set of Herse Cantilever brakes, or consider the simple g
> ear changing mechanisms, and then grab a TA Cyclotourist crank and compare
> its weight to a modern Carbon crank. The new stuff doesn't come out l
> ooking so impressive anymore.
>

That's the part I don't get. We often talk about the trials as influential, but where's the influence?

--Mitch Harris
Little Rock Canyon, Utah, USA