Re: [Classicrendezvous] Mexico vs Super (was: Colnago quality)


Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 19:07:19 -0500
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: John Taglia <jtagli1@uic.edu>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Mexico vs Super (was: Colnago quality)


The entire BB and surrounding tubes and bright red?

At 07:14 PM 10/16/2000 -0400, gregparker1 wrote:
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>I think a silly early '80's that Colnago ran spoke tons about the emphasis
>of marketing over quality. The ad showed a relieved Colnago bottom bracket
>being heated by a torch,heated cherry red. Yup, that's quality.
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>Welllll..... Dull cherry is appropriate for silver-brazed joints at temp.
>Orange-ish would be right for some brass alloys. Good thing it wasn't
white-hot!

>

>Greg Parker