Re: [CR]Mid-70s 700C clincher rims?

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Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 14:57:24 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Mid-70s 700C clincher rims?
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Doug Van Cleve wrote:
> Howdy folks.
> I was told that Super Champion 58 and Weinmann 124 concave rims were in us
> e
> around 1975. Was there anything else? I realize most quality road bikes
> would have had tubulars, but I get a TON of flats where I ride and hesitate
> to build up any more tubulars.
> Thanks,
> Doug Van Cleve
> Chandler, AZ

Mavic mod. E and mod. E2 was out in 1975. Rigida 13-19, Super Champion Gentleman next? Then Ambrosio 19 Extra soon afterwards?

Original impetus was Michelin making the Elan foldable tire from what I understand. That tire tended to blow off the rim though.

All a fuzzy memory... anyone else???

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California