Re: [CR]Favorite Mods. and assembly quality

(Example: Production Builders:Pogliaghi)

Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 13:05:31 -0500
From: "Fredrick Yavorsky" <fred@twistcomm.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Favorite Mods. and assembly quality
In-reply-to: <002501c2be41$1b37f940$88983a41@computer>
To: David Feldman <feldmans1@earthlink.net>, Brandon Ives <monkeylad@mac.com>, "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


David Feldman said:

Combine a more skilled and attentive assembly with modern improvements in
> small things--cables, pads, where to grease/distrust of factory bearing
> installation and frame alignment--and those bikes would work much better
> than in their day of manufacture with fewer mechanical and wear problems.
> Yes? No?

Does this not remind you of the scene in Breaking Away, where Dave tunes up the "factory" bike late at night in his workshop before the big race?

Fred Yavorsky
Jenkintown, PA