Re: [CR]["dnacr70" ] New old SchwinnParamount

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From: "Raoul Delmare" <R.Delmare@Charter.net>
To: <RaleighPro531@aol.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <12e.1f35e968.2b4732aa@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]["dnacr70" <dnacr70@excite.com>] New old SchwinnParamount
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 13:44:20 -0600


Hey Thanks Pete !

I'm actually very glad to learn that licensing was involved .

And yes , the parts interchangeability is something I've been grateful for , more than once .

Raoul Delmare
Marysville Kansas


----- Original Message -----
From: RaleighPro531@aol.com
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 12:38 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]["dnacr70" ] New old SchwinnParamount



> In a message dated 1/3/2003 12:33:41 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> R.Delmare@Charter.net writes:
>
>
> > The "Schwinn Approved" brakes were made either by Weinmann (
> > Switzerland ) or by Dia Compe ( Japan ) . And , of course , the Dia
> > Compe brakes were an exact copy of the Weinmanns . The "swing-away"
> > method of quick release on the Dia Compe levers is one big clue . But ,
> > Schwinn definitely mixed the levers & the calipers . So , just knowing
> > who
> > made the levers does not tell you who made the calipers . The Dia Compe
> > brakes are amazingly exact copies .
> >
> >
>
> Dia Compe made their brakes under license.
> Not really a copy or ripoff.
> Parts interchange too, handy at times.
>
> Pete Geurds
> Douglassville, PA