Re: [CR]Pedals


Example: Production Builders:Frejus

Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 06:55:16 +0200 (CEST)
From: Sergio SERVADIO <servadio@mail.df.unipi.it>
To: fatcogtom@comcast.net
Subject: Re: [CR]Pedals
In-Reply-To: <102420052359.1095.435D7554000D80FC00000447220588617203019B09010C9B0E00@comcast.net>
cc: Classic Rendezvous Bike List <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Though OFF TOPIC, did they make also the Torrington needles for sewing machines?

Sergio, Pisa, Toscana Italia

On Mon, 24 Oct 2005 fatcogtom@comcast.net wrote:
> Torrington made ball bearings, spokes, and other stuff for the burgeoning bike industry in the early part of the last century. I guess pedals too. They may be more appropriate on a Schwinn phantom rather than a road racing bike.
>
> tom martin
> oakland ca
>
>
> -------------- Original message --------------
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> > I was rooting about in an old parts bin and came upon a pair of pedals.
> >
> > The dust cap was labeled "The Tor Co." and "Star". The inside of the
> > cage was "The Standard Company" Torrington Connecticut.
> >
> > I'm guessing they are from the thirties.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> >
> > Steve Leitgen
> > La Crosse,WI