Re: [CR] Re: [Classicrendezvous] G and F


From: "Donald Dundee" <rebour@hotmail.com>
To: swampmtn@siscom.net, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Re: [Classicrendezvous] G and F
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 15:39:28 -0500


BTW, the "at a glance" giveaway that they are Sport hubs are the internal bearing races.

Ken denny Boston, MA


>From: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>
>To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Subject: {ClassicRend]Re: [Classicrendezvous] G and F
>Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 15:33:10 -0500
>
>I was so excited to learn that FB stood for "Fratelli Brivio", I rushed out
>to Northern Lights and did a search. Lead me straight to the Fratelli
>Brivio website:
>
>http://www.embrio.com/brivio/
>
>However, it wasn't quite what I expected! I tried another one:
>
>http://market.thecity.it/fllibrivio/
>
>That wasn't it too. I gave up after:
>
>http://www.mondoweb.it/montevecchia/vsital.html
>
>(vintage bike content) Anyway... who made the all steel Campagnolo hubs for
>sale on eBay?
>
>http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1103123714
>
>and when were they made?
>
>Aldo Ross
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Mark Stevens <m.stevens@camb.linst.ac.uk>
> > To: <vahdia@att.net>
> > Cc: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2000 6:23 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] G and F
> >
> >
> > > So that is what FB stands for.! Can you enlighten us on any other
> > > contacts in the Italian cycle industry.? Mark Stevens in London.
> > >
> > > vahdia@att.net wrote:
> > >
> > > > The Giant and the File is a charming read , translated
> > > > into English from florid Italian . The photographs are
> > > > just the kind we like to see .A Campagnolo obsessive
> > > > will find that the historical and technical info is very
> > > > vague with no hard date facts .One fact is mentioned
> > > > fairly often : Fratelli Brivio were indeed the actual
> > > > producers of the early mozzi calibrati .A strong
> > > > precedent for later subcontractors . I found my copy in
> > > > unread condition at the local flea market offered by
> > > > someone who was apparently an industry insider judging
> > > > by his spread of Euro parts . Seth Finkelstein of Santa
> > > > Cruz CA