RE: [CR]Reynolds 531 "CCM"

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From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
To: "Classicrendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Reynolds 531 "CCM"
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 17:14:15 -0500
In-Reply-To: <00a501c2e4f5$2d24c4a0$4df1fea9@queensu.ca>


There are lots of them. They made high end bikes right up to the middle of the 70's as I recall. I think the best one was called Tour de Canada or something. I know a guy in TO with a post war 531 CCM track bike that I'll grab someday. Maybe this year if I can arrange it.

David Bilenkey Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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> Williams
> Sent: March 7, 2003 5:02 PM
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> Subject: [CR]Reynolds 531 "CCM"
>
>
> Grant McLean and I were just having a quick conversation on-line
> about a frame which is hanging in my local used-bike store. It is
> a CCM with simple straight gauge three tubes decal - dropouts are
> just stamped, lugs fairly simple. Dark green, chromed end to forks.
>
> Grant only remembers that the last time he rode a CCM it had 20"
> wheels - I just remember CCM as low-end - made skates and hockey
> equipment - Canadian to the core. Anyone, particularly the
> Canucks on the list, know anything about 531 CCM's?
>
> Paul Williams,
> Ottawa "where it actually got up to -3C today" ON, Canada.