Paris Roubaix tubulars are still available in the US through a *couple* of distributors but who knows for how long. Also- *certain* distributors also have the hard to get Clement Elite Cross tubulars (in blue).
Rendezvous" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 1:45 PM Subject: Re: [CR]pirelli/clement
> These guys blew it ''BIG TIME!''..with the Clement name!
> I mentioned it here once before! First year of the MERCKX DOMO TEAM!
> Paris Roubaix! They swept the podium ........What was the choice of tire for
> EDDY for this race, ( MATCH! ) Clement.....The week before the introduction
> of the team I was at the factory............I was talking to Henry a
> warehouse manager,
> he said look there, Clement Paris Roubaix! He said they will be used for the
> of Paris Roubaix!............I brought this up with the guys at Clement,
> till this day
> I have never received a reply.
> Instead of using this as a maketing tool for Clement, they decided to let it
> in the water!
> Baron C...................And the gang!!
> Renaissance cycles,
> Eindhoven Holland.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom Martin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>; "Classic Rendezvous"
> Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 6:43 PM
> Subject: [CR]pirelli/clement
> > Pirelli has owned the Clement brand for a while now. Just recently they
> > decided that they were going to retire the brand, then they decided not to
> > do that.
> > Tom Martin
> > Oakland CA
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: "Classic Rendezvous" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2004 7:46 PM
> > Subject: [CR]Vintage Tubular tires
> > > I have just received a number of silk tubulars from Italy. They are all
> > marked Pirelli Cronoman seta extra. Does anybody have any idea as to the
> > vintage of these tires? When did Pirelli stop making tubulars? My Italian
> > contacts have given me varying dates for the production of Pirelli
> > The tires are exceedingly lightweight track tires.
> > >
> > > In the same shipment, I also got a few Pirelli Cronoman seta (without
> > 'extra')tubulars, these seem to be road tires. Molded into the tread
> > it says Clement, does this mean that Clement made all or a certain part of
> > the Pirelli tubulars, or simply towards the end of the existence of
> > tubulars?
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Steven Maasland
> > > Moorestown, NJ