> It is basically a high carbon alloy steel, seamed
> and double butted... I built some cheap bikes out
> of it in the 70's when I was a novice builder, and
> to tell you the truth, they rode pretty well. It sounds similar in concept to - but not quite as nice as - Columbus Cromor and the unfairly maligned (at least in my opinion) Reynolds 501. I believe that True Temper currently uses a similar technique for making the tubing, although they use a much nicer alloy.
Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia