Richard and List, At the risk of sounding like a "me too" post, I recall seeing Pogliaghi from the mid-70s with the recessed arrangement, Cheers Dave Anderson Cut Bank....Big Sky Country....MT
In a message dated 4/11/02 1:39:11 PM PST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> i had put recessed brakes on the bicycle depicted in
> my 1979 bust-out retail, no-holds barred, 4 color
> catalog, and i know that the frame was built in '78...
> and i was a late-comer to the recessed allen key craze.
> ergo, they must have been in the mainstream by the
> mid 70s, tho' maybe not very evident in north america.
> my catalog pics are somewhere on dale's cr website.
> 'been long day behind the stove.