[CR]Index Swiss Restoration Advice?


Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 11:44:10 -0800 (PST)
From: scott davis <francopedia@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Index Swiss Restoration Advice?

On the subject of 1930s indexing, I'm trying to put back together a Suisse 3 spd w/ Super Champ index Osgear. It was missing the drop handlebars and the brake levers, but otherwise appears original and all there. I'm guessing it's from the mid-30s. It has "Super Leger" F. Boehm alloy hubs, super lightweight wood filled rims, and Weinmann Steel Super Sport calipers.

2 Questions: 1. Anyone know if Weinmann made Chrome Steel Race levers in the 30s? 2. The stem is a generic rusty steel, would AVA or Pivo be PC for a bike from this era?

Here's a link: http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/francopedia/lst?.dir=/Suisse+Super+Champ+1930s&.view=t

Scott in support of global warming on the 2nd coldest day of the winter in (-10 this a.m.) in St. Paul, MN.