Re: [Classicrendezvous] And OMAS?? WAS Any GALLI experts/afficiandos on CR list?


Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 09:43:50 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Jerry & Liz Moos <moos@penn.com>
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] And OMAS?? WAS Any GALLI experts/afficiandos on CR list?
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Jerry & Liz Moos wrote:
>
> OMAS made did make some wonderful hubs, BBs and HSs. Some of the hubs were hourglass
> shaped like Zeus 2000, beautiful to look at and very smooth. I seem to recall that
> OMAS was a pioneer in the use of titanium and perhaps sealed bearings as well. Some of
> the OMAS hubs seemed very similar to Mavic and I've wondered if perhaps OMAS made some
> of the Mavic hubs. I have an OMAS HS on my early 80's Austro-Daimler Superleicht, wish
> I had a pair of those hubs.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos

The pictures in the old MAVIC catalogs show them machining their own hubs.

Chuck Schmidt