Re: [CR]Re: ...Shimano Myth or Truth??? (a view from 30 yrs ago)


Example: Framebuilders:Masi

From: Bikerdaver@aol.com
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 11:11:09 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: ...Shimano Myth or Truth??? (a view from 30 yrs ago)
To: jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net, designzero@earthlink.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 4/24/2004 6:10:07 AM Pacific Standard Time, jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net writes: As Shimano progressed, the shop┬╣s saw a pattern of reinvention and abandonment, a shop would be reluctant to inventory after quickly learning that they could be quickly orphaned stock ------------------------------------------------------------------ John- You make a very good point here. Also as one list member pointed out, the more lasting inovations of Shimano's freehub system and intergrated shifters/brakelevers came after the CR timeline.
cheers-
Dave Anderson
Cut Bank MT