Re: [Classicrendezvous] Dura Ace/Crane??

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Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 16:57:34 -0800
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Dura Ace/Crane??
From: "Dave Feldman" <>
To: Ed Braley <>, John <>,

Cranes are a much revered bird in Japan, and all of Shimano's other derailleurs at the time were named after birds; Lark, Skylark, Hawk, Eagle. DF ----------
>From: "Ed Braley" <>
>To: "John" <>, <>
>Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Dura Ace/Crane??
>Date: Sun, Nov 26, 2000, 4:46 PM
>Crane derailleurs went with the Dura Ace components. For some reason Shimano
>called the Dura Ace level rear derailleurs Cranes.... Go figure. I'm sure
>someone knows why, but I can't be bothered.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "John" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2000 7:26 PM
>Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Dura Ace/Crane??
>Title doesn't match the picture.
>John Dunn in Napa Valley