Re: [CR]Campagnolo bought FB?


Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 08:55:52 -0400
From: Mara & Steven Maasland <TheMaaslands@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo bought FB?
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Chuck quoted Jan and then wrote:
> > Jan Heine wrote:
> >
> > (cut)sometime around the late 1940s, after the three-piece
> Campagnolo
> > hubs came out, FB was bought by (cut)
>
>
> I think it is important to note here that the three-piece F.B.
> "Campagnolo" hub was just one of many "branded" hubs with company
> namesthat F.B. (Fratelli Brivio) supplied over the years!
>
> As has been noted in the past, F.B. hubs have been seen stamped with:
> Maino
> Bianchi
> Legnano
> Atala
> Wilier
> Simplex
> Campagnolo... and undoubtedly many more I'm not aware of.

I have also had hubs marked Pinarello and Ciclo Piave with FB-marked flanges.

Steven Maasland
Moorestown, NJ