Re: [Classicrendezvous] normandy schmormandy

Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 23:16:46 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <>
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.