Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction

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Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 15:07:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: "David Van Hook" <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <>

Thanks for the greeting, Wes! I have not even attmpted to service the bottom brackets on any of mine, but two of them could use it. The bottom bracket on my original 1976 Lambert/Viscount is still just as smooth as when it was new! I may "pick your brain" about it if I get up the nerve to try that.
Dave Van Hook

--- wrote:

> Dave,
> I used to work at Yamaha in Buena Park, who were the
> importers of Viscount.
> They were "Lamberts" before the name change. The
> bikes had their own sealed
> BB and hubs, which can be serviced and tweaked for
> "peak" performance. A
> motorcycle mechanic / bike rider at Yamaha showed me
> what to do. I think the
> frame was a nice pc of work, fillet brazed I think.
> Of course, the Al fork
> was junk.
> Wes Oishi
> Los Angeles

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