Re: [CR]Mavic Montherly


From: "John Everett" <jeverett3@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 07:09:56 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]Mavic Montherly
In-reply-to: <15c.1cc599ee.2bab0809@aol.com>
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On 20 Mar 2003 at 7:03, DTSHIFTER@aol.com wrote:
> Morning All,
>
> Most of the PX-10's I remember from the early 70's had Super Champions.
>
> The Monthlery Pros did indeed weigh the same as GP-4's (395gm) but were
> polished instead of anodised. The width (both models) is 20mm.
>
> Monthlerys were also available in Route and Legere models: Route(s) were
> 21.5mm in width and weighed approximately 420gm. The Legere modewl was 20mm
> wide and weighed 310mm. All Monthlerys were polished with double eylets.

I believe I've had this discussion with Sheldon some years ago, but my "Monthlerys" say "Montlhéry" quite clearly on the label. Montlhéry is a suburb of Paris, and site of a race track where the French Grand Prix was held in the 1920s and '30s.

jeverett3@earthlink.net (John V. Everett)