Re: [CR]Early Dura Ace


From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "David G. White" <whiteknight@adelphia.net>, "Classic Rendez-vous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Early Dura Ace
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 19:05:55 -0500


Piece of trivia for you. The first Dura Ace brakes were actually centerpulls.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: "David G. White"
To: "Classic Rendez-vous"
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 6:32 PM
Subject: [CR]Early Dura Ace



> I'm gathering parts to restore a bike using circa 1974 vintage Dura Ace
> componants. I've got the brake calipers, high-flange hub-set, Crane
> rear derailleur, all of which I have confirmed are of the correct
> vintage. I've also got an early Dura Ace crankset and front derailleur,
> but I am not certain they are early enough. Does anyone have a 1973,
> 1974 or 1975 Shimano catalog with clear photos of the crankset and front
> derailleur? Or does anyone have advice on how else I can accurately date
> these parts? Also, does anyone have a set of circa 1974 Dura Ace brake
> levers you'd consider selling?
>
> Thanks,
>
> David
>
> David -- I need a good winter project to work on when I'm not
> snowboarding -- White
> Burlington, VT