Re: Bike info needed on newer version of (Was Re: [CR]New to list, seeking information on 1970s? Peugeot)


Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 16:11:47 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Jeff Widman <coinkidd@yahoo.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: Bike info needed on newer version of (Was Re: [CR]New to list, seeking information on 1970s? Peugeot)
References: <20010226223429.19165.qmail@web1301.mail.yahoo.com>


Jeff Widman wrote:
> (snip)
> Should I be concerned about keeping everything
> original?
>
> Should I be concerned about riding it and further
> wearing down the components? They are definitely not
> new, but still in decent condition.

With normal maintenance you won't wear out your bike in a lifetime of riding! And _every_ part you will ever need, shows up on eBay weekly; and at more than fair prices.
> The brakes say
> Weinmann, the non aero levers say Weinmann on the
> 'real' brake handles. It also has the 'safety' levers,
> and they say Dia-Compe. Did the two companies merge
> sometime before this, hence the combination?

Dia-Compe (Japan) had a license agreement to manufacture copies of Weinmann (Switzerland) product.

Chuck Schmidt