[CR]Re: WTB: ~1975 period correct Record-hubbed clincher wheels


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Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 17:21:18 -0700
From: Doug Van Cleve <dvancleve@gmail.com>
To: hsachs@alumni.rice.edu
In-Reply-To: <434AFC29.10707@cox.net>
References: <434AFC29.10707@cox.net>
cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Re: WTB: ~1975 period correct Record-hubbed clincher wheels

Oops, thanks Harvey :^) Definitely 700C. I am not certain on the rear spacing, so please just let me know what you've got and I will figure out what I need. I did check my fork with a short reach N-R caliper and 700C wheel and everything looks goo d there... Doug Van Cleve Chandler, AZ

On 10/10/05, Harvey M Sachs <sachshm@cox.net> wrote:
>
> Doug Van Cleve seeks some wheels.
> Doug, your note is very good about brands &c, but misses two things that
> would help all of us trying to check our stores:
>
> ?? 120mm (5-speed) or 126 (6-speed) OLN (over locknut, equiv. to dropout
> spacing)??
>
> ?? Do you, your brakes, or your frame, care if the wheels are 27" or 700c ?
>
> Changing axles, spacers, and dishing is feasible, but it is really
> maddening to try mounting a great set of 27" wheels, only to find that yo ur
> preferred tires scrape the fender or fork, or that the brakes can't be
> adjusted high enough. And vice versa: going from 27" to 700c and finding
> that your favorite rear brake wants to grab a big chunk of tire instead o f
> rim...
>
> thanks!
> harvey sachs
> mcLean VA.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
> Howdy folks.
> I am looking for a nice set of clincher wheels for a 1975 bike. I want
> clinchers unless I just can't find any, and based on your feedback any of
> these rims would be appropriate: Weinmann Concave, Mavic mod. E and mod.
> E2,
> Rigida 13-19, Super Champion Gentleman, Ambrosio 19 Extra, Fiamme Red
> Label
> or Yellow Label. I would prefer high flange but low would work too. Pleas e
> let me know what you've got.
> If I can't find clincher wheels (or tubulars that are a bargain), I would
> also be interested in just hubs. In either case I need the flat lever
> skewers...
> Thanks :^)
> Doug Van Cleve
> Chandler, AZ