Re: [CR]NOS 1970 Flandria on Ebay


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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 10:40:36 -0400
From: "David G. White" <whiteknight@adelphia.net>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]NOS 1970 Flandria on Ebay
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Jerry,

Congrats on a great buy! What an amazingly low price! If it had been my size, you would have had serious competition.

http://ebay.com/<blah

David White Burlington, VT

jerrymoos wrote:
>I bought some DA sidepulls I think in 1973, and there were DA centerpulls
>earlier than that, so I think DA may have been around in 1972, and 1970
>isn't out of the question. One reason the bid isn't very high may be the
>frame tubing is unknown, but with those components, one would think the
>frame should be of quality tubing.
>
>Regards,
>
>Jerry Moos
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "David G. White" <whiteknight@adelphia.net>
>Cc: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 9:39 PM
>Subject: Re: [CR]NOS 1970 Flandria on Ebay
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>>Hi Lou,
>>
>>Your instincts are right on. This bike can't be from 1970. As I recall
>>Shimano didn't start selling these components until 1974. It does look
>>nice though and the current price is very attractive! I happen to think
>>these first generation Dura-Ace components are superb. One detail: the
>>hubs don't look like Dura-Ace to me. The cut-out on Dura-Ace hubs from
>>that vintage were not quite so oval.
>>
>>David White
>>Burlington, VT
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>>
>>LouDeeter@aol.com wrote:
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>>http://ebay.com/<blah>
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>276
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>>>1&rd=1
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>>>Hard to believe this one hasn't attracted more interest, particularly
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>given
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>>>it is NOS, 30 years old and has original DuraAce parts. I didn't even
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>know
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>>>DuraAce was made in 1970!! I would have pegged this bike for mid-70s
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>given the
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>>>parts. Is the seller a listmember? Lou Deeter, Orlando FL