Re: [Classicrendezvous] A. Drysdale track bike

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Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2000 21:29:49 -0400
To: "Giani Bongiorno" <>,
From: "Harvey M Sachs" <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] A. Drysdale track bike
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At 05:53 PM 10/1/2000 -0700, Giani Bongiorno wrote:
>I just got a job restoring a 1955 drysdale fixed gear built for the
>street. The bike got campy road parts, full braze ons and paint in the
>70's(what a shame). I'm going to remove the braze ons and repaint. I need
>help with decals and parts choice. The owner thinks the bike hud universal
>68's and a campy head set when it was new. Any advice, help or parts would
>be apreciated...........THANKS GIAN I had not thought that the universal 68 side-pull went back that far. They are fairly common (I might be able to part with a set), but the only way I know to get proper gum rubber hoods is to buy a NOS set of 68s, or a NOS set of 61 and toss the calipers (my direction is ok).

I would be looking for a steel, forged, crank set, and 3-piece hubs. Would it have had early alloy rims, or late wood?

harvey sachs
mclean va