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


To: neill_currie@comcast.net
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 15:51:38 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]eBay outig, 62cm Ritchey with faux lugs?!?
From: Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com>
cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

are you saying the the lug part of this was actually a bunch of brass that was layed down as the fillet and then sculpted to seem like a lug? e-RICHIE chester, ct

On Fri, 21 May 2004 15:43:41 -0400 "Neill Currie" <neill_currie@comcast.net> writes:
> FWIW, Ritchey used this construction on his top of the line MTB
> framesets: the Annapurna, from the early '90's.
> They were fillet-brazed, then filed to look just like a lug. Don't
> say it can't be done, or why would anyone...... otherwise one
> starts questioning most endeavours that are not purely functional.
> Neill Currie
> Deering, Nh........just back from 3 glorious days on the Cape, with
> bike, just a "simple" fillet-brazed item. \