Re: [Classicrendezvous] GB still in business??


Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 16:14:09 -0500
From: Jerry Moos <moos@penn.com>
To: Jim Cole <jcole@memphis.edu>
CC: "Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] GB still in business??
References: <3A105A50.A9147896@memphis.edu>


Yes, they are the source to which I referred. They don't seem to say about engraving or place of manufacture.

Regards,

Jerry Moos

Jim Cole wrote:
> The November issue of Cycling Plus has GB Randonneur bars and stems
> listed from St. John Street Cycles. The ad doesn't show what kind of
> engraving they might have. Maybe GB is still around or (gulp) produced
> in China or something.
>
> Jim Cole
> Memphis, TN
>
> Jerry wrote:
>
> >Hey Aldo, what's with the "Jim" all of a sudden? We won't know which
> >to call
> >you. Speaking of GB bars, I found a source of NOS GB "randonneur"
> >bars, but
> >no road bends. Do any significant number of randonneurs actually use
> >the
> >randonneur bend these days? Also, the CR website states that GB "did
> >not
> >survive into the 70's". Yet I think I remember GB stems on Raleighs
> >well into
> >the 70's, maybe even the early 80's. Did Gerry Burgess perhaps sell
> >the name
> >to a company that continued to produce bars and stems? Might these
> >even still
> >be in production today?