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Old 01-15-22, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by neilG View Post
Hey, do I know you? I worked for Bikecology my entire senior year of HS, 1972 and at least one subsequent summer. In the Bekins building. If I recall, Alan had specialized in draft cases as an attorney. I never really followed his career, but now I see how successful he was in the bike biz.

Neil Garber
Hey Neil. Yes, I believe I remember you. I joined in late March or early April 1972, toward the end of my senior year at UCLA, and worked Friday nights and Saturdays until my mid-June graduation, then full time that summer and again Fridays nights and Saturdays as a grad student during the 1973 school year, continuing well into 1974. I believe you were working in the Bekins building shop when Alan had left a nearly unsalvageable wheel for me to true, as an entrance exam.

Alan did begrudgingly give me Saturday 24 June off so that I could ride in the L.A. Wheelmen double century.
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Capo: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger (2), S/N 42624, 42597
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