Re: Univega, was [CR]Lotus Bicycles

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From: "David Feldman" <feldmans1@earthlink.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "H.M. & S.S. Sachs" <sachs@erols.com>
References: <5.1.0.14.0.20020908200705.00aad008@pop.erols.com>
Subject: Re: Univega, was [CR]Lotus Bicycles
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 17:49:45 -0500

Built by Miyata and sold by Lawee, who originally sold Bianchi in the US and then Motobecane. Ritzmon, what can you add?
David feldman
Vancouver, WA


----- Original Message -----
From: "H.M. & S.S. Sachs"
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2002 7:10 PM
Subject: Univega, was [CR]Lotus Bicycles



> Late at one swap meet or another, I picked up DuraAce AX-equipped
> UniVega. Got it home and started looking at it, and it was surprisingly
> nicely done. Clean lugwork, seat stays nicely terminated into seat post
> binder bolt assembly, non-gaudy decals, etc. Anyone know much about
> these? I don't normally do Japanese bikes, but this one just seemed
> different, and I had the parts it missed.
>
> thanks
> harvey sachs
> "still enjoying and digesting a Medici and a pair of Austro-Daimlers* that
> adopted me this summer"
> McLean VA
> *Dura-Ace Vent Noir, SR Ultima Super Leicht, both busily being ridden
>
> From: "Jerry & Liz Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <Bikerdaver@aol.com>, <ksbittner@yahoo.com>,
> <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: Re:
> Date: Sat, 7 Sep 2002 20:55:28 -0500
> A friend of mine in the md-80's had a couple of these. Pretty nice
> mass-produced Japanese bikes on a par with the beter Nishikis or Fujis. The
> paint jobs were a bit better than some.
> Regards,
> Jerry Moos
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Bikerdaver@aol.com>
> To: <ksbittner@yahoo.com>; <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2002 4:08 AM
> Subject: [CR]Lotus Bicycles
>
> > Kurt-
> > You bring my attention to a long gone Japanese marque that I believe was
> > pretty darn good. In fact, their top models were very nice. Does anyone
> else
> > have riding or ownership experiences with lotus to share with the rest of
> the
> > group? Cheers,
> > Dave Anderson
> > Cut Bank MT
> >
> > In a message dated 9/2/02 12:32:32 PM PST, ksbittner@yahoo.com writes:
> > I need to replace the transfers on an old Lotus frame. Anyone know
> of a
> > source? Alternatively, can anyone point me to a place where I can
> > purchase water-based transfer blanks that I can use to print my own?

> >

> >