Mara & Steven Maasland wrote:
> All this talk of the fork drop-outs that are drilled out brings up
> another interesting piece of Campagnolo history. The first Campagnolo
> drop-outs with adjuster screws came out in the early 50's. Does anybody
> know who has the patent for such drop-out screws? I don't think it was
> a Campagnolo idea.
My 1897 Duquesne Special (Pittsburg, PA) has track style rear facing dropouts with adjusting screws. It's a fixed gear road bike... the freewheel had barely been invented around this time.
Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California