[CR]durifort tubing


Example: History:Norris Lockley

Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 06:22:03 -0700 (PDT)
From: Fred Rafael Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <40.e589955.2887a6f4@aol.com>
Subject: [CR]durifort tubing

> 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