than back in the day.
I was on my morning ride, & pulled over to let the racers from the Bear Mountain Spring Classic shoot on by...
Funny how thirty years on you can still remember the sounds of the bunch--in the old days more chain noise (as good as campy was) and that unmistakable sound of a lot of alloy rims with sewups--that weird, pingy metallic sound with the singing overtone of tire on pavement.
On a quick look I saw mostly crabon wheels and the sound is harsher and less lively...
Still though--a lovely sight on a Sunday morning & I even got cheered up a hill by a cute girl jogger until I confessed I was just a tourist.
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