Re: [CR]Dura-Ace hub ID

Date: Sun, 09 May 2004 13:28:44 -0400
From: Joe Bender-Zanoni <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Dura-Ace hub ID
To: jerrymoos <>,
References: <> <052501c435de$63bdee20$efddfea9@mooshome> <054c01c435e3$7082b8c0$efddfea9@mooshome>

First generation Dura-Ace hubs were available in both small and large flange and in black or silver finish. The silver ones have a deep pearly anodize that seems to last forever.

I don't remember about the skewars.

Joe Bender-Zanoni

----- Original Message -----
From: "jerrymoos"
Sent: Sunday, May 09, 2004 12:34 PM
Subject: [CR]Dura-Ace hub ID

> I have a set of DA wheels and am trying to determine if these are original
> Dura-Ace. They look very similar to the first generation DA hubs on the CR
> site, except mine are small flange whereas the ones on the site are large
> flange. Were first generation DA hubs available in small flange? These
> have the oil hole clip, like Campy Record. Was the oil hole only found on
> first generation DA? At first I thought they might be newer as they have
> curved QR levers, which I thought were a result of late 70's CPSC edicts,
> but the photo on the CR site clearly shows curved QR levers. Were these
> required in Japan or some other market before CPSC dictated them in the US?


> Regards,


> Jerry Moos

> Houston, TX