Re: [Classicrendezvous] Laing


Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2000 18:10:52 -0700
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Laing
From: "Dave Feldman" <feldmanbike@home.com>
To: "Douglas R. Brooks" <dbrk@troi.cc.rochester.edu>, Classic Rendevous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Laings had some popularity in Southern Cal around the time this was made, Bud's Bike Shop in Claremont sold them for awhile. This is the most ornate one I've seen. What do you call stays like this when they're not on a GT or Hetchin's? ----------
>From: "Douglas R. Brooks" <dbrk@troi.cc.rochester.edu>
>To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org (Classic Rendevous)
>Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Laing
>Date: Mon, Oct 9, 2000, 5:14 PM
>
>Classicpals,
>
>Today I helped out my good pal Gary Williams by posting
>his 1975 Colin Laing, 56cm, Shimano Crane group to eBay.
>Have a look.
>The lugs are quite stunning and the "triple triangle" reminds
>us that there was indeed life before GT.
>The bike is made of 531 Special Lightweight, a tubeset that
>Laing described to Gary as being extremely rare the year it was
>built (that's just what he said!).
>It's a fine vintage bike with the sort of lugs appeal to the
>Hetchins in all of us.
>Here's the URL:
>http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=463849519
>
>cheers,
>Douglas Brooks
>Canandaigua, NY