Re: [CR]Nervex Lugs... BB and Fork Crown Fan


From: "Richard Rose" <rmrose@toast.net>
To: "Bruce & Marie Van Remortel" <vrgeckos@ite.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <MBBBIEOACCEDACAJFJFECELJCDAA.vrgeckos@ite.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Nervex Lugs... BB and Fork Crown Fan
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 19:44:36 -0400


Bruce, at the risk of stating the obvious.., that is one really gorgeous bicycle. The Nervex lugs certainly never looked better than on this bike. Richard Rose (Toledo, Ohio)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce & Marie Van Remortel"
To:
Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 5:52 PM
Subject: [CR]Nervex Lugs... BB and Fork Crown Fan



> All,
>
> Not true in my experience, I've got an old one that is great and my 2001
> Eisentraut has one beefy Nervex Pro BB that couldn't be nicer or stiffer.
> Several months back there were several threads that touched on why the
> Nervex BBs weren't always used with the lug sets, my take on what was said
> was that availability (lack thereof) was a key reason. Like many of the old
> frame building supplies, quality did vary, but overall the ones I've seen
> are great. I'd encourage Jimmy to go for it, can anyone give him a
> source??? I know John Barron had a full set up until recently, but now who?
>
> As far as the fork crown, I believe it's the NICEST ever made. Here's the
> link to my frameset:
>
> http://www.campyonly.com/retrobikes/eisentraut.html
>
> Regards,
> Bruce Van Remortel
> Guam, for 77 more days and then a permanent Colorado resident... Weather
> always nice here.
>
> --------------------------------------
> In a message dated 4/19/02 6:58:01 AM, jimmycue@att.net writes:
>
> << Needed one nervex pro bb shell and fork crown to build
> my first custom frame.Any help would be grateful.
> Thanks jimmy k >>
>
> Good luck. While lugs aren't too hard to find shells and crowns are. And I
> don't think you'll be too happy with the BB stiffness if you use a Nervex
> shell.
> Phil Brown
> Off to pound nails in NoHo, Ca