Re: [CR]eBay outig, 62cm Ritchey with faux lugs?!?

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Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 16:41:48 -0400
From: "Grant McLean" <Grant.McLean@SportingLife.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR]eBay outig, 62cm Ritchey with faux lugs?!?
To: "Classic Rendezvous Mail List (E-mail)" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Basically, they are what the mountain bike types call "gussets"

Grant McLean Toronto.Ca

there is no way he carved lug-ish edges from a pile of fillet braze - and that's what i read from the text. he made have done that lamination-situation. that's my guess. flame me on the vintage bmx list. e-RICHIE chester, ct

On Wed, 19 May 2004 17:46:44 +0000 "Thomas R. Adams, Jr." <kctommy@msn.com> writes:
> http://ebay.com/<blah> 98&sspagename=STRK%3AMEBWA%3AIT&rd
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> ebay # 3678189477
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> Seen on ebay, this Ritchey bike. Aside from being an excellent
> looking, on topic bike by a prominent Amercian Builder, the seller
> (Filmschool, who I think is a list member) says that this frame is
> fillet brazed, then filed to look like it has lugs. Has anyone any
> background, reasoning or history of this style of tube joinery? I
> can't really tell from the pics how this work was accomplished.
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> Tom Adams, curious in Shrewsbury NJ