Good point on the Mavic parts. Steven Willis 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-9022 http://www.thebikestand.com
Whatdid Suntour components do incorrectly?
> jerrymoos wrote:
> > I agree, SunTour stuff was the best for the money and often just the best at
> > any price. Their greatest mistake was setting their prices too low. In 20
> > yeras, they may be the most sought after classic parts.
> I think the reality will be that 1st generation Super Record will still
> be the most highly sought after classic parts in 20 year's time.
> My opinion as to what collectors should actually be looking for?
> Mavic's SSC group. It's esoteric and weirdly different, was used by
> Sean Kelly (leader of peloton for 10 years) and Greg Lemond (8 second
> 1989 TdF victory, closest ever), works great (sealed bearings
> everywhere, retrofriction, adjustable cage derailleur), and it's FRENCH
> (probably has something to do with why it's weirdly different)!
> I bought my Mavic stuff when nobody wanted it, so I'm not too concerned
> about outing it ;)
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (Mavic Timeline)