Re: [CR]Now: Name game Was: Did Sheffield make Cinelli pedals?


From: "Jerry & Liz Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BA98EB96.379B1%stevens@veloworks.com> <3E7392C6.846347A9@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Now: Name game Was: Did Sheffield make Cinelli pedals?
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 21:40:48 -0600


Let's not forget the quintessential French crank named "Stronglight". And mostly French stuff imported to UK by Ron Kitching and marked "Milremo".

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Schmidt"
To: "Classic Rendezvous"
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2003 2:53 PM
Subject: [CR]Now: Name game Was: Did Sheffield make Cinelli pedals?



> I always thought it was interesting that an Italian company, in this
> case Noli, would use an English name for their product. Their pedal
> everyone remembers in the 1950s and 1960s was the "Sheffield Sprint".
>
> My only guess as to why this might have been was that the English
> companies BSA and Chater Lea had the best track stuff early in the past
> century and had a reputation for premium quality bike parts.
>
> To show you how things change... Barelli was an English pedal
> manufacturer that chose an Italian sounding name because Italian parts
> were supreme in the 1970s and 1980s!
>
> Chuck Schmidt
>
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