Re: [Classicrendezvous] nervex professional question.


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Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 21:57:27 -0800
To: rocklube@adnc.com, Jonathan Cowden <jac33@tron.arts.cornell.edu>
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <jfbender@umich.edu>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] nervex professional question.
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <3A10937F.6B74@adnc.com>
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My '65 Paramount has a Nervex BB but Schwinn could have had a pile a mile high in '62.

Joe

At 05:21 PM 11/13/00 -0800, Brian Baylis wrote:
>Jonathan,
>
>Simple lack of availability. For some reason the BB shells seem to have
>ceased production in the very early 60's. I think lug production
>continued for many years after that. To my crcollection, the latest date
>frame I own with a Nervex BB shell is my 1962 Masi Special. Paramounts
>seem to stop having Nervex BB shell about the same time. For some reason
>the BB shell went the way of the dinosaurs. The Nervex BB shell is a
>good one, but not anything exceptional.
>
>Brian Baylis
>La Mesa, CA
>>
>> Hi all. I've been perusing the neat custom frames of fellow list-members
>> (some of which were made by listmembers -- how incestuous) and stumbled upon
>> what seems a relatively uniform aspect of the frames built with Nervex prof
>> lugs. In particular, none of them seemed to make use of the Nervex prof
>> bottom bracket shell. I've also got a custom frame of my own and it
>> doesn't use this bottom bracket shell either; instead it has what looks
>> to be a modified Henry James bb shell. Why don't builders use that
>> shell?
>>
>> Jon Cowden
>> Ithaca, NY