Re: [CR]Was:...bike shorts, etc., now Assos


Example: Framebuilders:Dario Pegoretti

Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 12:01:17 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Was:...bike shorts, etc., now Assos
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Dale Brown wrote:
> (cut)
> NOW, what I wanted to mention was the factory drilled out Assos cranksets
> and cartridge-like bottom brackets from the late 1970s/early 1980s. Coupled
> with their tricky minimalist pedals and aero rims, Assos was definitely
> leading edge for a brief period.. Any of you guys riding or own that
> equipment?

Assos also had a very cool radically drilled, Unicanitor/Cinelli style saddle (made by Sofatti?). And the chainrings had small holes drilled through the _teeth_!!!

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California http://www.velo-retro.com (SALE on EVERYTHING)