Re: [CR]French Threads

(Example: Events:BVVW)

From: "renaissance-cycles" <info@renaissance-cycles.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Herb Langston" <langston@interaccess.com>
References: <l03130300b7f9f0b15b96@[207.208.141.185]>
Subject: Re: [CR]French Threads
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 22:18:28 +0200


Herb:

Check with a frame builder in your area who is equipped with a lathe. I've had a fork of mine cleaned up this way many years ago and have watched several others go through the same process...........Good luck.

BC
Baron Corpuz................Holland


----- Original Message -----
From: Herb Langston
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2001 5:53 PM
Subject: [CR]French Threads



> I've been asking around and calling around trying to find someone that can
> repair the threads on the front fork steerer tube of my '77 Motobecane. The
> threads are damaged about midway down and I can't get my new French headset
> screwed down far enough. Anyone know anyone that has the proper dies to fix
> this?
>
> Herb Langston
> 1979 Benotto (completed restoration)
> 1977 Motobecane (under restoration)