Re: [CR]More Lambert Wierdness

Example: Books:Ron Kitching

Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 22:22:25 -0400
From: Jerry & Liz Moos <>
To: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR]More Lambert Wierdness
References: <>

Yeah, I checked my Sutherland's after my last post. I assume the "L" bolts are 5/16 x 26 TPI while the ones on the untapered BB are 5/16 x 22 TPI. I don't suppose I could be so lucky as to have one of these be a standard pitch for a modern 5/16 bolt.


Jerry "should have stuck to French bike" Moos

Joseph Bender-Zanoni wrote:
> Jerry wrote:
> >Since the theme of next year's
> >Cirque is British bikes, it would be nice to bring the Lambert, but I'm
> >not sure a year is enough to sort out all the strange parts.
> Sutherland's says the the Lambert crank bolt threads are 5/16" by either 26
> or 22 TPI.
> I don't think the dealers could keep up with the changes and problems as
> they were being made. After the Lambert fiasco I remember a sales visit
> from Viscount, the supposedly improved "son of Lambert". Those Viscount
> salesman had the toughest job on earth except being the Lambert production

> planner.


> Joe