Re: Lambert/Viscount Lore (was Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction)


From: "Charles T. Young" <youngc@netreach.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: Lambert/Viscount Lore (was Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction)
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 23:35:41 -0400


I've an Aerospace Pro from 1976. It never had any transfers indicating the model. It was factory equipped with characteristically "chunky" centerpulls without any identifying marks on the calipers although the levers are Lambert branded.

Charlie Young Who desperately wanted to ride today but was too busy packing/moving to Honeybrook, PA

-----Original Message----- From: karl.frantz@juno.com <karl.frantz@juno.com> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Date: Sunday, October 22, 2000 11:01 PM Subject: Lambert/Viscount Lore (was Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction)


>David Van Hook <dvanhook@yahoo.com> writes:
>
>>It's interesting to me that not all my
>>Lambert/Viscounts have high flange hubs...two do, two
>>don't. Maybe it depended on the year of manufacture.
>>In fact none of them have identical shifters,
>>derailleurs or brake levers, but they all have Weinman
>>or Weinman knock off center-pull brakes. Only one has
>>almost every component labeled Lambert.
>
>Mine had Weinmann centerpulls when I got it, but I've always thought they
>were not original for some reason. Partly because they don't quite reach
>the rims (AVA tubulars)! They'd be OK for 27" clinchers, so maybe...?
>
>Funny, I know it's an Aerospace Pro, but the top-tube decals have
>completely disintigrated, so how would I prove it? :-)
>
>Karl Frantz
>Sterling, Massachusetts
>--------------------------------------------------
>Karl.Frantz@juno.com