Re: [CR]bar ends

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing:Falck)

Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 14:57:02 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
Subject: Re: [CR]bar ends
References: <>
In-Reply-To: <> wrote:
> Well surely in the early 1980s someone had to have taken a drill to bar
> end plugs and "lightened" them with all those tiny little holes like every
> other component on the machines back then. But titanium bits seem eminently
> sensible to me, possibly as dodgy as the original Super Record titanium
> axles, thus creating the rare and collectible "death bar plugs"

Me, I go for the superlight composite bar plugs, myself.

Corks from wine bottles, that is :-)

And depending on the vintage you select, they can even be on topic!


-John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA