Re: [CR]Top Headsets of the late 1960's??

(Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley)

Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 20:30:05 -0800 (PST)
From: "Fred Rafael Rednor" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Top Headsets of the late 1960's??
To: Eric Elman <>,
In-Reply-To: <000901c3c1d5$6a525000$764ee544@elman1>

--- Eric Elman <> wrote:
> Other than a Campagnolo headset, what came on most high end
> road bicycles
> and/or were considered among the best back in the late
> 1960's?

Many Italian bikes came with Magistroni headsets, although these typically had the frame/bicycle manufacturer's name on them rather than Magistroni. These were generally almost (but not quite) as smooth as Campagnolo but tremendously robust. Plus they looked wonderful with chrome plating that frequently has endured without rust even after 35 years. Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia

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