Re: [CR] Bike prices, Cycling Chic vs vintage


Example: Production Builders:Tonard

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To: alexpianos@yahoo.fr, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 09:35:59 -0400
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From: oroboyz@aol.com
Subject: Re: [CR] Bike prices, Cycling Chic vs vintage


<<.. Sorry Dale if this is off topic (this will be my OT contribution for 2010, come on, everyone is allowed one a year) but interesting to compare the price of some of these horrors with our classic beauties... >>

Alex, I think that last phrase gets you off the hook; just imagine all of us agonizing over a few hundred dollars to pay for some no-longer-available, craftsman-made, exquisitely-constructed, function-first bicycle... Then look at these positively silly machines in the Forbes article!

About the only problem I have with your message is this phrase regarding Off Topic posts: "Come on, everyone is allowed one a year..." As of this moment we have 1869 members. One Off Topic message each, per year, would mean 5.12 Off Topic messages per day, every year! Yikes!

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

-----Original Message----- From: alex m <alexpianos@yahoo.fr> To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Sent: Wed, Jul 21, 2010 2:52 am Subject: [CR] Bike prices

http://www.forbes.com/2010/07/08/tour-de-france-technology-future-design-bikes_slide.html?partner=seealso

or http://tiny.cc/d76nk

Sorry Dale if this is off topic (this will be my OT contribution for 2010, come on, everyone is allowed one a year) but interesting to compare the price of some of these horrors with our classic beauties...

Alexander March
Bordeaux
France