I would suggest asking Tom. Also his website has a chronology. He did go to work for Ross for a while and that could have led to the name change.
JAt 04:15 PM 5/25/01 -0400, Capt. Crunch wrote:
>Does anyone know the story of why Kellogg cycles ceased to be (later
>resurected as Spectrum Cycles in the early 80's)? While attending college I
>used to train with a fellow from the Allentown, PA area. He road a
>beautiful Kellogg that was rear-ended in an accident (by yours truly). He
>shipped the frame to Tom for a repair and as I recall was told that Kellogg
>decals could not be reinstalled after the repaint. Some one mentioned that
>Tom had "sold his name" thereby forfeiting the right to use it. Is this
>really what happened or was it something simple like Tom no longer had any
>Kellogg decals? Anyone know for sure? BTW, I'm looking for a Kellogg road
>frame (about 58cm c-c) if anyone has a line on one.