----- Original Message ----- From: "Robb Rasmussen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Gregory Jung" <email@example.com> Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 4:31 PM Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] FS: half-step + g bike
> We sold Campania at "The Cyclist" in Missoula, MT
> in the 70's when I worked for Dennis Sparrow and
> John Schubert -(not the John Schubert the cycling
> journalist, etc.) . They were classy bikes compared
> to the Raleigh Gran Prix's and stuff we sold We sold
> a few Raleigh Pros and Internationals,etc. We also
> sold a lot of frames from Great Britain- Flying Scot-
> Roberts, Claud Butlers. I remember we were building and
> selling about 70 full Campy bikes a year, about 10% of
> bikes sold. This was a small shop, and there were
> other shops in Missoula. Sam Braxton reigned supreme
> for some people. Sam was building at that time- he
> had an ego unmatched by others. I remember John and
> I making a social call with one of Dennis Sparrow's early
> frames in hand. Sam sputtered out "the head tube is
> crooked." He proceeded to try and prove it by putting
> it on a frame table. We didn't get the proof. I recall
> it as interesting times for a 21 year old bike mechanic (me) in 1975.
> Robb Rasmussen
> Sioux River Cyclery http://www.501main.com
> > This is a chromoly 20.5" c-t "Campania" (a mid-level
> > 70s Japanese brand) sport-touring bike, with
> > half-chromed stays and forks, blue in pretty good
> > condition.
> > It has TA Cyclotouriste cranks (50-45-26) with a 12-28
> > 5-speed freewheel; Suntour power ratchet barcons;
> > Suntour V-GT luxe rear derailleur and some Suntour
> > front derailleur; nice Suzue high-flange hubs and 27"
> > wheels; Dia-Compe levers and front sidepulls with
> > Campania brand centerpulls in the back (probably Dia
> > Compe also); and SR stem and rando bars (38cm I
> > think).
> > I would like to get $120 plus shipping. If this
> > sounds unreasonable, please make an offer.
> > Thanks,
> > Greg Jung
> > Berkeley, CA.