Re: [CR]Anyone interested in a vintage Viscount?


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Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 05:04:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Anyone interested in a vintage Viscount?
To: john@os2.dhs.org, CR <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <42DB0E27.4010703@new.rr.com>


Ah, but the very earliest Lamberts had lugged frames. I have a rather scruffy one, the Listmeister has a very nice one.

Regards,

Jerry Moos Houston, TX

John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com> wrote: Dan Kehew wrote:
> I just got a Viscount, and a magnet sticks to the fork,
> and the fork paint is an exact match to the frame paint. As a blind
> man feeling the elephant's toe, I believe the death fork to be X-Games
> marketing hype and feel completely ripped off. Okay, didn't pay
> diddly for the bike, so let's amend that to "righteous dissatisfaction
> and a nagging cough."

After Yamaha purchased Viscount, most of the production was moved to Japan and consisted of generic, machine-built lugged steel frames and forks. The lugless, English-built Aerospace Pro quickly disappeared from their product line.

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John (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA