[CR]durifort tubing

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea)

Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 06:22:03 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Fred Rafael Rednor" <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <40.e589955.2887a6f4@aol.com>
Subject: [CR]durifort tubing

> It is basically a high carbon alloy steel, seamed > and double butted... I built some cheap bikes out > of it in the 70's when I was a novice builder, and > to tell you the truth, they rode pretty well. It sounds similar in concept to - but not quite as nice as - Columbus Cromor and the unfairly maligned (at least in my opinion) Reynolds 501. I believe that True Temper currently uses a similar technique for making the tubing, although they use a much nicer alloy. Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia

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