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

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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 11:51:27 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <>
To: Marc Boral <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Mexico vs Super (was: Colnago quality)
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Hi Marc,

"4/10 Record" refers to the thickness of the tubing, not the number of tubes in the frame...

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, California (list of t-shirts on site)

Marc Boral wrote:
> Hi Dale and CR,
> Most of my knowledge about earlier Colnagos comes from older Colnago literature,
> but some comes from having 25-30 Colnagos in my collection :-). So assuming the
> literature is correct, here is little info about Mexico vs. Super.
> Mexico framesets first appeared in '75/'76. They were constructed of Columbus
> Record & SL tubing. My early catalog refers to "4/10 Record". This refers to
> the 10 tubes used to make a frameset, not including the steerer. I assume it
> means that four tubes are Record, and the rest are SL. The problem is that the
> catalog doesn't refer to which tubes are the Record tubes. (snip)