Re: [CR]Raleigh Pro Mk IV?


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Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 10:53:30 -0400
From: hydelake <hydelake@bcpl.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Raleigh Pro Mk IV?


At 10/22/2004 04:33 AM -0400, Carb7008@cs.com wrote:
>I've often wondered if any listers know of other bike frames that were made
>like the Professional Mk IV with the oversize oval plates that finish the top
>of the seat-stays? They seem so odd, almost as if the factory didn't want to
>take the time to grind the plates flush. Yet, I doubt this reason since
>this was
>close to, if not, their top model. They took the time to slightly wrap them
>around. Could it be just cosmetic in order to distinguish it from
>others...was
>there a dedicated Brooks tool-bag that used the lips for
>attachment...something to do with laminar flow?
>
>Jack Romans
>Rains have Started Sacramento,
>Not so Sunny California

My Jack Taylor Path racer has those top eyes. I think they're pretty cool, though its one more location for a paint chip with that soft stove enamel. http://community.webshots.com/s/image14/0/40/7/170704007MyfPiH_fs.jpg

Dan Artley
Parkton, Maryland