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

(Example: Framebuilding:Brazing Technique)

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 05:45:17 -0700 (PDT)
From: "David Van Hook" <dvanhook@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Lambert/Viscount Lore (was Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction)
To: "Charles T. Young" <youngc@netreach.net>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Wow, I'm amazed that there are so many Lambert/Viscount afficienados out there. Charles, only two of mine have any such model labels on them at all. The other two have no labels of any kind except the headbadge and seat tube decals. I get the feeling that there wasn't a lot of consistency about model identification. Dave


--- "Charles T. Young" wrote:


> 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
> >
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