Re: re [CR]Super Champion Gentleman 81 clincher rims


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From: "Peter Jon White" <PeterJonWhite@PeterWhiteCycles.com>
To: "Steve Kurt" <kurtsj@mtco.com>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: re [CR]Super Champion Gentleman 81 clincher rims
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 08:49:58 -0400


Wasn't the Gentleman a narrow rim like a Mavic MA-2?

The two colors for the Super Champion labels identified 700c vs. 27" rims, but I can't recall which was which. If I had to guess I'd say red was 27" and blue was 700c. But it's been a while since I've seen one.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Kurt"
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Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 8:44 AM
Subject: re [CR]Super Champion Gentleman 81 clincher rims



> From: "Mark J. Encarnacion" <markenki@hotmail.com>
> "Thanks for the reference. The model 58 is there, but I didn't see the
> Gentleman. Are they roughly the same dimension- and construction-wise?
>
> Another question: Is the "Gentleman 81" the same as the "Gentleman", or
> were
> these distinct models? I see references to "Gentleman" but not "Gentleman
> 81" in the archives."
>
> Hi Mark,
> To be honest, I've never heard of a Gentleman 81. My understanding was
> that "Gentleman" was synonymous with the model 58. The only variations of
> the model 58 that I saw was a change from red labels to blue labels, and I
> don't recall that there was a visible difference between them.
> Maybe someone else has more info??

>

> Steve Kurt

> Peoria, IL