Re: [CR]Regina CX & America freewheel reliability?


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From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 11:24:30 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Regina CX & America freewheel reliability?
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 5/1/02 8:45:28 PM Pacific Daylight Time, apgmaa@earthlink.net writes:

<< I was told by Ted Ernst that the 'bad' CX freewheels had a body that was too thin near the top (below the outside cone) and when the too-thin bodies were heat treated as part of the manufacturing process, they became brittle and then fractured. The fracturing problem was addressed fairly early (within a year) and later CX freewheels were more durable. >>

Is there a way to tell them apart?
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA