RE: [CR]Butter_pecan


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From: Mark Bulgier <mark@bulgier.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: RE: [CR]Butter_pecan
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 20:17:31 -0800


Jerry Moos wrote:
> Even more strange, although LeChampion was a racing model sometimes
> equipped with Campy brakes and usually sold with tubulars, the brake
> reach on this ['77] frame is so long that even Mafac Racers won't
> reach the rim on 700c wheels.

My Le Champ is a teal/white '72 and it has the long reach too. Mafac Racers do reach the 700c wheels, but not with much if any to spare. I guess that's more expected of a bike of that vintage though...

Mark Bulgier