Fwd: [CR]WTB: *quilted* pattern rim or front wheel

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From: "c crocoll" <canon6@hotmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Fwd: [CR]WTB: *quilted* pattern rim or front wheel
Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 22:46:30

I seem to recall seeing these in steel on an old Motobecane Mirage (1970s, I guess), as well as on a Dawes Galaxy perhaps from the early '70's. -c. crocoll sweltering in Northern Virginia

>From: Paulie Davis <paulieflt@yahoo.com>
>To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: [CR]WTB: *quilted* pattern rim or front wheel
>Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 10:44:25 -0700 (PDT)
>An old Stella bike eBay purchase several weeks
>ago got munched before it arrived at my door.
>(Packing so bad it's a miracle the entire bike it
>wasn't completely thrashed.) The front wheel rim
>was rather badly damaged. It is a 27" 36-hole
>rim with a smooth finish inside and a sort of
>*quilted* cross-hatch pattern on its outer edge.
>(Several broken spokes, but the hub is fine.)
>I don't want to spend a lot of money on this
>project, but I'd like to obtain another rim like
>that, or -- even better -- an inexpensive
>complete front wheel with that quilted pattern on
>the outside. Anybody got one hanging around
>they'd to sell? I have no idea if these wheels
>were used on other French bikes. Maybe some
>low-end Peugeots?



>Paulie Davis

>Los Angeles