more on correct rims for 50s British bikes, or Re: [CR]Which rims for Harden hubs?


Date: Sat, 08 May 2004 13:10:13 -0400
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: ADP <aphillips9@mindspring.com>
Subject: more on correct rims for 50s British bikes, or Re: [CR]Which rims for Harden hubs?


Bob Reid helpfully pointed out:
>In Britain in the 40s & 50s - "Old" Mick will probably correct me :-)
>
>in reverse order ;
>
>Dunlop Specials - Lightweight stainless wired-on / HP's
>
>Fiamme - Sprints preferably
>
>Conloy Asp's - Sprints or wired-on / HP's
>
>Bob Reid
>Stonehaven
>Scotland

What sizes are/were these rims available in?

For example, the Sun catalog from 1952 says very little, only "26 High Pressure," while specifying B.H hubs.

Ann Phillips, Decatur GA counting down the days till the Manxman arrives