Re: [Classicrendezvous] Helicomatic Bearings


Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 09:18:39 -0500
From: Jerry & Liz Moos <moos@penn.com>
To: Bob Reid <bob.reid1@virgin.net>
CC: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Helicomatic Bearings
References: <B632C8E8.41EA%bob.reid1@virgin.net>


Bob, I just checked Sheldon's website. He has a section on Helicomatics under French Bicycles, and it implies there there that the 13 5/32 was on the right side only, while the left was the usual 9 1/4. Don't think I'm ambitious enough to strip one of my Heliocomatics to resolve this discrepancy.

Regards,

Jerry Moos

Bob Reid wrote:
> Hi Bob,
>
> I've partially stripped an 84' and an 88' QR Helico Matic hubs down for you
> (NoS) , and find 13 x 5/32" bearings on both sides !. Hope this helps.
>
> Bob (what's the lowest form of wit) Reid
> Stonehaven
> Scotland
>
> htp://www.wheelscycles.co.uk :-)
>
> > From: Bob Reid <bob.reid1@virgin.net>
> > Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 12:41:57 +0000
> > To: Classic Rendevous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Helicomatic Bearings
> >
> > Just a quick question......
> >
> > What size bearings & how many were fitted to Maillard Helicomatic hubs
> > (circa 88) ?
> >
> > "bearing" in mind the difference between left and right sides !
> >
> > Bob (I'm not going to strip one to find out) Reid
> > Stonehaven
> > Scotland
> >
> > http://www.wheelscycles.co.uk