|Sheldon Brown is so funny||DougSloan|
Nov 7, 2003 2:31 PM
|Click on this link:
Then, click on the large link:
"Click Here For Version With Frames And Cool Animations!"
Then, look carefully. Gotta love the guy!
|He is funny, he goes into huge detail about 6 speeds,||No_sprint|
Nov 7, 2003 2:58 PM
|freewheels v. cassettes and all sorts of other retro type stuff, yet gives tubies no time in the day...|
|definitely not into high tech racer stuff||DougSloan|
Nov 7, 2003 3:19 PM
|He probably threw out the tubies the first day decent clinchers came a long. You don't go to his site for high zoot racer info or stuff.
|Plus you can call or email and||OldEdScott|
Nov 7, 2003 3:27 PM
|he'll patiently answer your questions and offer help. A treasure, no doubt.
MODERATOR: Please move to General Board. Not only is his disgustingly off-topic for this board, I note that far left and far right are disturbingly in agreement here.
|I agree, he's great...||No_sprint|
Nov 10, 2003 9:57 AM
|and has answered my email questions. There however, is a certain retroness to tubies I think. High zoot and retroness together! I know some guys who have been riding since I was about born who won't go clincher.|
|Sheldon Brown is a Net treasure.||dr hoo|
Nov 7, 2003 3:15 PM
|I remember stumbling on that site one day, and how it blew my mind. I was in awe of the depth and scope of bike writings, and I read ever darn word. (ok I haven't looked at the sea captain log stuff, but I mean to). The guy has Knowledge. The guy can write well.|
|He's an unAmerican communist sympathizer||Continental|
Nov 7, 2003 9:19 PM
|He has lived in and has repeatedly visited France. He has articles available in Russian and German. Most condemning of all, he is a lifelong resident of Massachusetts. Obviously he is a commie pinko.
He really is full of crap about frame flex returning energy to the bike, but other than that his site is great.