Re: [CR]Teledyne Titan - lets trade!


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE

From: "Steve Neago" <questor@cinci.rr.com>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
References: <001801c37e45$cb3caba0$d780b3d1@q> <3F6A6C82.396C7ED7@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Teledyne Titan - lets trade!
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 23:05:23 -0400
cc: classicrendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Hey Chuck,

Ya wanna trade my Titan for your Masi??? ;-) <GRIN>

Regards, Steve Neago
Cincinnati, OH


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Schmidt"
To: "classicrendezvous"
Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 10:40 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Teledyne Titan



> Paul Haussler wrote:
> >
> > I remember the Teledyne Titan frames from the 1975-76 era. They were really
> > cool - the ultimate frame. Except for the price. I think a frame and fork
> > went for $495.00 A complete Peugeot PX10 cost $300.00
>
>
> Ron Skarin, national team member, won many races in Southern California
> on a Teledyne in the mid-70s, but they were extremely flexy and by 1976
> were considered junk because of all the breakage problems.
>
> Don Dragaset, who owned John's Bike Shop in Pasadena (same family since
> 1908, sold in the mid 1980s and now gone), sold and rode Teledynes.
> Rolled out of his driveway one morning and the fork end snaped off when
> he dropped the inch from his driveway apron to the street surface!
>
> My Confente frame and fork cost $425 in 1978 :)

>

> Chuck Schmidt

> South Pasadena, CA

>

> .