Re: [CR]130mm Spacing


Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea

Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 13:17:39 -0400
From: Peter Jon White <lists@peterwhitecycles.com>
To: Guy Apple <cinelliguy@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]130mm Spacing
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cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Guy Apple wrote:
> Hi to the list,
>
> When was the mass movement to 130mm rear spacing? Was it within the CR timeline?
>
> Thanks
> Guy Apple
> Sunnyvale, CA
>

It started on road bikes with Shimano Dura Ace eight speed, which came along in 1988. On mountain bikes it happened earlier, maybe 1984 or so.

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