[CR] I will stand in the corner for drifting off topic...


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 16:39:50 -0800
From: Scott Alan Smith <giant.leap@sbcglobal.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <8CB5EAD84617254-1720-4FC@FWM-D44.sysops.aol.com>
Subject: [CR] I will stand in the corner for drifting off topic...


In said corner now.

-Scott Alan Smith
Van Nuys


--- On Mon, 2/16/09, Dale Brown wrote:


From: Dale Brown <oroboyz@aol.com> Subject: Warning! "Retrofitting Ergo" is Off Topic . To: giant.leap@sbcglobal.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Date: Monday, February 16, 2009, 4:26 PM

Scott wrote:

<< I might be drifting off topic here... Is is possible to use Ergo levers on a conventional 6 speed freewheel? What could possibly go wrong? Everything? The question 'why' notwithstanding, has anyone tried this before? If not then I will be friction shifting a Veloce rear derailleur on my Masi   >>

If you think you are drifting Off Topic, trust your instincts and do not do it! Introducing Off Topic threads this way is insidious and grows like a fungus , with members responding and before you know it we have 20 messages all Of f Topic! Unacceptable!
>From this point on, members introducing an Off Topic subject in a message t o this CR list will result in the auto boot!

Dale Brown Greensboro, North Carolina USA http://www.classicrendezvous.com

-----Original Message----- From: Scott Alan Smith <giant.leap@sbcglobal.net> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Sent: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 7:11 pm Subject: [CR] retrofitting Ergo to a six speed freewheel on my Masi

I might be drifting off topic here...

Is is possible to use Ergo levers on a conventional 6 speed freewheel? What

could possibly go wrong? Everything?

The question 'why' notwithstanding, has anyone tried this before?

If not then I will be friction shifting a Veloce rear derailleur on my Masi

..

-Scott Alan Smith

Van Nuys hide-away

"You dumb mug, get your mitts off the marbles before I stuff that mud-pipe

down your mush--and tell your moll to hand over the mazuma."


--- On Mon, 2/16/09, DTSHIFTER@aol.com wrote:


From: DTSHIFTER@aol.com <DTSHIFTER@aol.com>

Subject: Re: [CR] Classic cycling shoes from Vintage Velos

To: kohl57@starpower.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Date: Monday, February 16, 2009, 3:27 PM

Mr. Kohl has been kind enough to point out the following:


> <<Vintage Velos has just listed some classic NOS cycling shoes

(Dettos,
> Sidi
> and Vittoria) in useful sizes>>
>

I would like to add that I had a pair of those Sidis back in the mid 80's.

I loved them, but be warned, that cleat really locks onto your pedal!! Th

ere

is no float whatsoever and I found that adjustment was very critical.

Furthermore, they can be difficult to get out of in a hurry!! I never had

that

"problem" with Dettos or Vittorias.......

Of course you could always remove a bit of the material I suppose???? And

as Mr. Sachs so often reminds us: YMMV

Chuck Brooks

Malta, NY NE USA

**************

Need a job? Find an employment agency near you.

(http://yellowpages.aol.com/search?query=employment_agencies&ncid=e

mlcntusyelp00000003)