Re: [CR]Obscure question of the day!


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From: "Galen" <gvpoole@bellsouth.net>
To: "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>, <faro@cistron.nl>, "'dave martinez'" <dmart84815@yahoo.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Obscure question of the day!
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 21:19:22 -0500
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Jerry,

Van Impe won overall in 1976 with Gitane, but I have to guess at tubing. Most commonly used at the time was Reynolds 531, so this is a safe bet.

Galen Poole
Jackson, MS


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos"
To: ; "'dave martinez'"
Cc: "'CR List'"
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 9:20 AM
Subject: RE: [CR]Obscure question of the day!



> OK, I have a similar quizz for the list. Lucien Van Impe, who holds the
> record for most TdF KoM jointly with Bahamontes, also (like Bahamontes)
> won the overall once. Van Impe is probably most assocaited with LeJeune,
> but actually won the overall with a different team team. What year did he
> win overall? With what team? What bike and tubing?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
>
> "F.W. Faro" <faro@cistron.nl> wrote:
> Zoetemelk rode for Gan-Mercier from 74 till 76, for Miko-Mercier from 77
> till 79, for TI-Raleigh-Creda in 80 and 81, back to Coop-Mercier in 82
> and 83, Kwantum-Hallen from 84 till 86, Superconfex in 87. The last two
> teams had as directeur-sportif Jan Raas, were essentially the same team
> and rode Colnago. Zoetemelk became world champion in 85, age 38, on a
> Colnago.
> The most beautiful color combo was, IMO, Coop-Mercier on Mercier. Lilac?
>
> In 1980, TI-Raleigh rode Raleigh (of course), and the tubing was 753,
> unless the decals were fake. Built by Jam Legrand no doubt.
>
> Freek Faro
> Rotterdam Netherlands
>
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] Namens Jerome &
> Elizabeth Moos
> Verzonden: maandag 1 augustus 2005 15:42
> Aan: dave martinez
> CC: CR List
> Onderwerp: Re: [CR]Obscure question of the day!
>
> According to the Torelli website, Zoetemelk switched to TI-Raleigh in
> the offseason and won the TdF at TI-Raleigh, no doubt riding a 753 Team
> Pro. In 1979, it says he had rideen for the Miko team. Another site
> had a photo of him on a Colnago, but I couldn't tell if the team was
> Miko or some previous team.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
>
> dave martinez wrote:
> Hello Jerry,
>
> If memory serves me well, was'nt he riding a Colnago??
>
> I forgot the name of his team, though.
>
> Regards,
> Dave Martinez
> Fremont Ca
> off to work with no time for fun research.
>
> Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> Is this a trick question? In fact, it was in 1980 at age 33 that
> Zoetemelk won his only TdF, riding for the TI-Raleigh team directed by
> the legendary Peter Post. One presumes he rode a Raleigh Team Pro made
> of Reynolds 753.
>
> It's all there on the web site of our good buddy "Chairman" Bill McGann:
>
> http://www.torelli.com/raceinfo/tdf/tdfhistory1980.html
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
>
> greg arnold wrote:
>
>
> OK - here's a stumper! Many of us know Joop Zoetemelk was a 33 yr old
> Dutch,
> one time Tour De France winner in 1980 (he finished with a total time of
> 109hr 19min 14sec) He rode for TI-Raleigh.
>
> BUT!! does anyone know the brand and model tubing Joop used in his lone
> Tour
> de France victory? Not only is it a fun obscure question, I also get
> free
> shipping from ebayer Terry Porter with the correct answer ...
>
> OK - I promise to tell him I got help even though my ethicists tell me
> its
> alright to ask the list - (think of it as my lifeline phone call!)
>
> Anyone have a clue? :-)

>

> Greg arnold nyc