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

Example: Racing

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 05:36:40 -0700 (PDT)
From: David Van Hook <>
Subject: Re: Lambert/Viscount Lore (was Re: [Classicrendezvous] New member introduction)
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <>

Hmm. I'm not sure, Karl. In fact I'm not even certain how reliable the tube decals/labels are. My earliest Lambert (1972 I think) has a down tube label that says something like, "Lambert Gran Sport Pro 15 speed" when in fact it's a 10 speed!

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> David Van Hook <> writes:


\r?\n> >It's interesting to me that not all my

\r?\n> >Lambert/Viscounts have high flange hubs...two do,

\r?\n> two

\r?\n> >don't. Maybe it depended on the year of

\r?\n> manufacture.

\r?\n> >In fact none of them have identical shifters,

\r?\n> >derailleurs or brake levers, but they all have

\r?\n> Weinman

\r?\n> >or Weinman knock off center-pull brakes. Only one

\r?\n> has

\r?\n> >almost every component labeled Lambert.


\r?\n> Mine had Weinmann centerpulls when I got it, but

\r?\n> I've always thought they

\r?\n> were not original for some reason. Partly because

\r?\n> they don't quite reach

\r?\n> the rims (AVA tubulars)! They'd be OK for 27"

\r?\n> clinchers, so maybe...?


\r?\n> Funny, I know it's an Aerospace Pro, but the

\r?\n> top-tube decals have

\r?\n> completely disintigrated, so how would I prove it?

\r?\n> :-)


\r?\n> Karl Frantz

\r?\n> Sterling, Massachusetts

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