Re: [CR]More Lambert


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser

Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 17:51:53 -0700
To: OROBOYZ@aol.com, feldmanbike@home.com, OROBOYZ@aol.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <jfbender@umich.edu>
Subject: Re: [CR]More Lambert
In-Reply-To: <24.12df7402.2821be92@aol.com>


I seem to remember that Ron Kitching had a role in the early Lambert project. In fact I think the threaded BB bikes are "Ron Kitching", whatever that was.

Joe

At 03:48 PM 5/2/01 EDT, OROBOYZ@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 5/2/01 11:31:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>feldmanbike@home.com writes:
>
><< The shift levers look like Benelux and the brakes very much like GB. Was
> supplying Lambert a last gasp for some British component companies? >>
>
>I don't know about that.. I have studied the components closely and I am
>still unsure. The brakes and seat post and derailleurs almost could have been
>made by Zeus... Those items do not have "made in England" printed on them
>anywhere.
>
>Of course the cranks look very TA, but could have easily been made by Zeus
>too. I wonder if Ron Kitching acted as an adviser/facilitator/supplier to
>that early Lambert company?
>
>But then the freewheel very clearly has a made in England mark...
>
>Whatever the sources, it would be an interesting story to find all that out!

>

>

>

>Dale Brown

>Greensboro, North Carolina