Re: [CR]Re: CLB Alloy Cables


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2004 20:31:58 -0400
From: Warren & Elizabeth <warbetty@sympatico.ca>
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CLB Alloy Cables
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Two pairs of these just sold on ebay...seen here...http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7105052999

I hope they're alloy cuz I paid for one of them.

Warren Young Toronto

Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> I pulled out my CLB-2 CPs and tested with a Rivendell superstrong refrigerator magnet. On my CLB-2s, NEITHER the cables NOR the housings are alloy. Both are sucked up by the magnet. It appears perhaps the alloy housings appeared on a different CLB model, or perhaps some CLB-2s had them while others did not, or perhaps they were sold separately as a special superlight retrofit. Evidently, the alloy cables were just an urban myth, and a rather unlikely one at that.

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> Regards,

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> Jerry Moos

> Houston, TX