Re: [Classicrendezvous] normandy schmormandy


Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 23:16:46 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] normandy schmormandy
References: <001801c0416e$bd6b2ea0$719afea9@chasds>


"Can't we all get along?" --Rodney King

C. Andrews wrote:
>
> Jerry Moos wrote, in part:
>
> Why the Italian chauvinism? What about Stronglight 105 bis cranks, Mafac brake
> lever half hoods, Lyotard Berthet pedals, Normandy Competition hubs with Simplex
>
> ****I've rebuilt enough Normany hubs, Luxe and otherwise, to know that they were only ordinary at best, and often very rough, even with new grease, bearings, and careful adjustment. Not a hub for the ages, I can tell ya.