So would it be correct, then, to characterize the GP4 as a heavier version of the GEL280 and GL330? Was it stronger, was it less expensive? I'm just curious.
I thought the GEL280 was available _before_ the GL330 and that the GEL280 went back to before 1980.
Mary Pfeiffer wrote:
> > Message: 20
> > Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 22:21:37 -0500
> > From: Steve Freides <email@example.com>
> > Organization: Friday's Computer, Inc.
> > To: Classic Lightweights <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Subject: [Classicrendezvous] When were Mavic GP4's around?
> > I've used GEL280's and GL330, and I've got some that are earlier here
> > (forget the name right now). What about GP4, when were they? Is there
> > any Mavic timeline online somewhere?
> > TIA.
> The Mavic GP4 were available at the same time as the GEL280 and 330
> ~1985-87. These rims weighed close to 400g.
> Mary Pfeiffer
> PFEIFFER Bicycles