Re: [CR]Modern-day Period-Correct 1970's Headsets ?!?!


Example: Bike Shops

From: "Peter Jon White" <lists@PeterWhiteCycles.com>
To: "Donald Gillies" <gillies@cs.ubc.ca>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <200402102006.MAA16524@cascade.cs.ubc.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR]Modern-day Period-Correct 1970's Headsets ?!?!
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 15:55:24 -0500


That Chorus headset is pretty recent. I would guess 2000 or so.

The A9 is from the mis 1980s. The King headset was first available in the late 1970s and was of course without logo. To get them without logo, your shop has to order them directly from King, and then wait quite a while. I stock them.

Peter Jon White Peter White Cycles 24 Hall Rd. Hillsborough, NH 03244 603 478 0900 Phone 603 478 0902 Phax http://www.PeterWhiteCycles.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Gillies"
To:
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 3:06 PM
Subject: [CR]Modern-day Period-Correct 1970's Headsets ?!?!



> Well, don't everybody scream at once about selling their surplus
> english-threaded nuovo record headsets ...
>
> What is the closest thing to a "period correct" headset for a 1970's
> bike, that can be bought NEW today ?? What about :
>
> (a) Stronglight A9 ? When did these begin production?
> (b) Chris King w/o advertising (custom ordered at a bike shop) ?
>
> The headset I'm looking for would go onto an English 531 bicycle with
> mostly Campagnolo components. Does anybody know in what year this
> campagnolo chorus headset (from wwcyclery) was introduced? And where
> can I find answers to questions like these so I don't have to bother
> list members?
>
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3659783863
>
> - Don Gillies
> San Diego, CA