Re: [CR]More Lambert


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2002

Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 18:57:41 -0400
From: Jerry & Liz Moos <moos@penn.com>
To: OROBOYZ@aol.com
Cc: feldmanbike@home.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]More Lambert
References: <24.12df7402.2821be92@aol.com>


Did you notice the concave surface of the crankbolt seat, requiring a half-convex crankbolt washer? Anyone know a generic replacement for these?

Regards,

Jerry Moos

OROBOYZ@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 5/2/01 11:31:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> feldmanbike@home.com writes:
>
> << The shift levers look like Benelux and the brakes very much like GB. Was
> supplying Lambert a last gasp for some British component companies? >>
>
> I don't know about that.. I have studied the components closely and I am
> still unsure. The brakes and seat post and derailleurs almost could have been
> made by Zeus... Those items do not have "made in England" printed on them
> anywhere.
>
> Of course the cranks look very TA, but could have easily been made by Zeus
> too. I wonder if Ron Kitching acted as an adviser/facilitator/supplier to
> that early Lambert company?
>
> But then the freewheel very clearly has a made in England mark...
>
> Whatever the sources, it would be an interesting story to find all that out!
>
> Dale Brown
> Greensboro, North Carolina