Re: [CR]RE: Colors of Moto_pecan Grand Records


Example: Racing:Roger de Vlaeminck

Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2001 11:24:30 -0500
From: Jerry Moos <moos@penn.com>
To: Mark Bulgier <mark@bulgier.net>
CC: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]RE: Colors of Moto_pecan Grand Records
References: <C102531FB711D411B5B90060B0A4687605E478@MAIL>


The Team Champion I rode at last year's Cirque (I think the photo is still on the CR site) was a light metallic blue Team Champion with Columbus tubing. Team Champion was a separate model form LeChampion and was usually full Campy.

Regards,

Jerry

Mark Bulgier wrote:
> Dale writes:
>
> > I recently had a silver with black head tube and seat band
> > Grand Record in
> > the shop to have work done on it.. They did (do?) exist!
>
> Thank you!
>
> > The prettiest, nicest made Moto-pecans I ever sold in the shop were
> > silver-lilac metallic Le Champions, maybe in 1978 or 79....
> > They honestly had
> > very little semblance to other Motos, even differing a lot
> > from earlier and
> > later Le Champions. .. Looked like a specialty frame maker
> > had done them
> > under contract. Very crisp and clean lug work, bordering on
> > true artisan made
> > machines.
>
> I remember the silver lilac Le Champ - or was it called Team Champion?
> IIRC, it had angled-chisel stay ends at the dropout, a fashion I mostly
> associate with high-end Japanese frames. Perhaps Columbus tubing too, or am
> I thinking of later machines?

>

> Mark Bulgier