Re: Off topic: An Award category proposal
- Me thinks GHB would be overwhelmed with suggestions and nominations.
Regardless; I've a few nominations should this become approved.
--- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, dr2chase@... wrote:
> I'm afraid I lack the stomach for such a survey.
> There's an awful lot of dubious and overpriced stuff out there.
> What caught my eye recently was some brand of chain lubricant with extravagantly detailed instructions for use, including "not in the cold". Since my bike won't be warm until roughly April, not for me.
> I'm not sure any of this approaches the silliness of the audiophile hi-fi market.
> On 2012-12-07, at 4:19 PM, Al <k3eax@...> wrote:
> > I propose that an award be given to the purveyor of a cycling accessory that most offends the sensibilities. My nominee for such an award would is the Cleverhood rain cape. The cape is priced nearly $250 USD and its design, replete with what appears to be arm-slits, is of questionable value in keeping the rider dry.