P.C. Kohler wrote:
> Touche Tom, but please don't tell us you or anyone else actually sawed off
> the mudguard eyelets on drop-outs! Is it really true Raleigh did this with
> American market machines (Pros mostly) with the idea of "weight saving"? All
> those lovely (but oh so heavy eyelets) on the basement floor surrounded by
> thousands of little drilled out alloy bits. Guys and power tools.
I remember at Trek during the first production year of the model 720 (loaded touring) bike, we milled thousands of Campy 1010 dropouts for a second eyelet to be brazed on for separate mounting points for fenders and racks.
-John Thompson (email@example.com)
Appleton WI USA