Re: [CR]Black Anodized Campy and Mirrachrome


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Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2004 23:27:14 -0800
From: Kurt Sperry <haxixe@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Black Anodized Campy and Mirrachrome
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <20041204.211609.12310.62186@webmail18.nyc.untd.com>
References: <20041204.211609.12310.62186@webmail18.nyc.untd.com>


<richardsachs@juno.com> wrote:
> the original sr group came with black rings and
> a black headset, iirc. they made it to the trade
> shows like that (74-ish...) but may not have gone
> past the samples stage.

The Team Pro pictured in the '74 Raleigh catalog had the black 'rings. I can remember being vaguely disappointed when the first SR groups arrived with prosaic silver 'rings. That was before I realized that black ano 'rings are a bad idea from an aesthetic viewpoint. IIRC Mark Bulgier's site (bulgier.net) has a scan of that catalog...

Kurt Sperry
Bellingham WA