Re: [CR]Was Picchio - Now Recessed Mounting

Example: Framebuilders:Doug Fattic

Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 21:45:35 -0700 (PDT)
From: Harris <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Was Picchio - Now Recessed Mounting
To: Steven M Johnson <>,
In-Reply-To: <>

---Good answer,I have a '80 Miyata possibly '81 that
has them.I have a Schroeder of Bremen W.Germany that
is unkown age and appears to be Italian made with M in
fork crown and stay caps and braze on shift bosses,
derailleur cable through stay,recessed brake mounts,
and,,,,,,regular clips for brake cable on top tube!Go
figure?What is this Schroeder? Harris
Spracher,Waynesboro Va.

--- Steven M Johnson wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Apr 2002 23:20:50 -0400 "Mark Poore"

\r?\n> <>

\r?\n> writes:

\r?\n> > The 1984 Trek with all Record components has

\r?\n> nutted brakes, this is

\r?\n> > one of

\r?\n> > the reason I put this question forward. I have see

\r?\n> recessed much

\r?\n> > early than this.


\r?\n> For these little touches on frames I've always seen

\r?\n> it this way.


\r?\n> Frames in the 70s have no water bottle fittings,

\r?\n> custom buillders start

\r?\n> putting them on their bikes as a custom touch.

\r?\n> Production sees it is

\r?\n> popular, so production bikes start putting them on

\r?\n> about 1980. Then

\r?\n> custom builders put them on the seat and down tube,

\r?\n> production bikes

\r?\n> follow.


\r?\n> Same thing with the chain hangers. I am sure though,

\r?\n> that with recessed

\r?\n> brakes, it was dependent on who it was that made the

\r?\n> recessed nuts. I got

\r?\n> hold of some in 1984 that I would assume were made

\r?\n> in the Orient, and

\r?\n> fixed up several bikes with recessed brakes. Just

\r?\n> had to be careful with

\r?\n> those pivot bolt measurements. (Don't answer the

\r?\n> phone in the middle of

\r?\n> it)


\r?\n> Steven Johnson, Chesapeake, VA