[CR]WTB: Fuji Pro, Fuji Newest or Nishiki Pro Frame


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE

From: "Michael Hendricks" <mhendricks40@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 18:26:26 -0700
Subject: [CR]WTB: Fuji Pro, Fuji Newest or Nishiki Pro Frame

Bicycling accident today has damaged my frame and fork beyond repair. Looking for a 60cm Fuji Pro or Nishiki Pro frame in very good condition if not excellent condition. Thanks.

Michael Hendricks San Jose, Ca.


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> 1. WTT - Windsor Pro FRAME (Rich Pinder)
> 2. NAHBS update and Interbike report (long)
> 3. 1964 Huffy Sportsman lugged, drops, sturmey 3 sp hub...Qs
> (Don Wilson)
> 4. Stiff frames and loss of traction (charles nighbor)
> 5. Wanted French Threaded Pedals (Michael Butler)
> 6. Trying to contact marc garcia (John Waner)
> 7. Re: 1964 Huffy Sportsman lugged, drops, sturmey 3 sp hub...Qs
> (Brandon Ives)
> 8. Pic of the Day - Richard's Hour Record 1936 (Aldo Ross)
> 9. Re: Pic of the Day - Richard's Hour Record 1936 (Michael Butler)
> 10. Re: Interbike Koffee Klatch
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> Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 07:10:23 -0700
> From: Rich Pinder <rpinder@usc.edu>
> To: classic <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]WTT - Windsor Pro FRAME
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> I posted this a year ago - thought I'd try again.
>
> I've got a way too small Windsor Pro frame (it's 51cm C-C seat tube, 52
> cm C-C top tube)I'd like to trade for a similar'ish quality/period frame
> in my size - ideally around 61cm (59-62 could work, depending on TT
> length). The frame is in fair shape (and after Charles presentation
> next weekend, I hope to be able to conjur up a more intelligent opinion
> as to whether it's a re'paint candidate, or a leave it alone candidate
> !). See the link below for pics
>
> I'll be in Pasadena next weekend at the Velo Rendezvous, btw.
>
> Pics here... FRAME only - (or I'll leave the campy headset / crank if
> yours has them as well)
> *http://tinyurl.com/89ot8*
>
> Rich Pinder
> Van Nuys, CA
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 11:10:16 EDT
> From: DonWalkerCycles@aol.com
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]NAHBS update and Interbike report (long)
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> Ladies and Gentlemen,
>
> Start your anticipation meter. My trip to Vegas went very well for the NAHBS.
> The interest level seemed even higher than I could have imagined. Everyone
> who watched the slide show presentation seemed impressed that we had this
> growing list of builders that are ready for their own show. It was also apparent
> when I ran into Bill Rider ( wearing his NAHBS t- shirt from the first show),
> he commented on how many folks had asked him about the show just from
> looking at his shirt. The response from the countless folks I talked to was very
> overwhelming. All agreed that its about time something like this happened.
>
> Now, onto the fun stuff.
> I met Dale Brown for the first time, such a nice guy. I was fortunate enough
> to be invited to lunch with him and his "crew". We sat in the spacious food
> court of the Venetian and talked "shop" for almost an hour. He seemed
> impressed with the presentation as did his staff. Cant wait to hang out with him
> again in March.
>
> Got my pic taken with Magnus Backstedt ( spelling? ) the "big man" of the
> TDF. I have to say this, he is one big guy. I am 6'2'' - 6'5'' depending on
> which convenience store I am exiting and he was at least an inch taller than I
> am ( but I have him by 75 pounds or so...more on that later). Very nice fellow
> and I am not sure why he didn't have a crowd around him. He is a remarkable
> rider and was so nice to chat with.
> My next photo op was with Hour record holder Chris Boardman. Again, another
> very nice person. No crowd there either...am I missing something? We talked
> track and such for about 5 minutes and I had to go to a meeting.
> Had several photo op's with many of the "eye candy marketing tools'' that
> many of the big players utilize to get you in their booth. No faves stand out
> yet..have to look at the pics again.
> I think my favorite photo op was with the brothers Alberti. Stefano and
> Eduardo run Stella Azzurra, a smaller component manufacturer from Italy and I was
> fortunate enough to have my bike in their booth. They are the folks that
> supplied me with some of the parts for the road test bike seen here (
> _http://www.frameforum.net/forum2/index.php?showtopic=1059_
> (http://www.frameforum.net/forum2/index.php?showtopic=1059) )
> Those parts are super nice and if you read Roadie International magazine,
> you will see they how well they were received in the next issue as part of my
> road test review. Look for them to have a big year in 06. I cant thank Stefano
> and Eduardo enough for their continued generosity towards me and my
> sponsored riders.
>
> Now for the biz part...
>
> We had several companies commit to the show. We even drew interest from a
> certain "builder" whose initials are TR and is synonymous with off road bikes.
> The next batch of builders is as follows, wether or not a firm commitment was
> reached, this is the interest level.
>
> My first visit was with a man who grew up in the biz, Richard Schwinn.
> Within 2 minutes, Richard committed Waterford to attend the show in March.
> I met with Pashley bikes of the UK. They still make their commuting bikes by
> hand and I hope they will be able to commit in the next week.
> I met with Terry Bill and Keith Noronha of Reynolds and found out that they
> still have a stash of 753...i really need to call them back on that. They
> commented that they would get back to me next week on as to how they can attend.
> Not a firm commitment, but an exciting one none-the-less as the new 953 is
> coming out.
> Met with John Castellano and he seemed very interested in showing off his
> gorgeous Ti frames. I expect a confirmation in the next few days.
> Mauricio Robedello has committed to displaying his stuff. "Mo" is breaking
> off on his own from Sycip, his employer for the last 6 years.
> The big news came from ABG. Litespeed and Merlin both agreed to come on
> board, mostly due to Tom Kellogg's involvement in the show. ( Thanks Tom!!!)
> For those who want to crucify me for allowing a "big company" in, allow me
> to explain why.
> Firstly, they do NOT sub out overseas. Secondly, they make EVERTHING in
> house, including their display for Interbike. They dig on the "handmade" factor
> and support our efforts. Nuff Said!
> Day one wrapped up and I was pleased as punch...however...walking and
> talking as much as I did took its toll. I crashed in my room and tried to regain
> strength in my legs and voice for day 2.
>
> Day 2.
> Started off well. Had a meeting with Paolo Erzogovesi, the Managing Director
> from Columbus. Kirk Pacenti was present as well. Columbus had somehow mixed
> our dates up with the Taipei show and thought they couldn't attend, but in
> the end, it was all worked out and Columbus will be at the show. Paolo seemed
> so "moved" with my slide show presentation, I thought he was going to have
> tears of joy. He then walked 50 or so steps with me to the Stella booth and
> looked over my frame and commented how he truly loves how steel is beautiful and
> gives a great ride quality. ( I might have said something to the effect of
> you might get a nice Christmas present from me...) I might have to keep my
> mouth shut when someone compliments me and my work...
> I met Gilles Berthoud from France. He is another very nice guy and said due
> to his schedule, he might not be able to attend in person, but he wanted me to
> talk to his US distributor ( Euro Asia Imports) about attending. I made my
> way over and chatted with my old friend Anthony from EAI. I had said what
> Gilles had wanted and then I mentioned that since Nagasawa doesn't "travel" for
> shows that they should still display his beautiful frames as well as Gilles. I
> didn't get a firm commitment on this, but I should know on Monday or Tuesday.
>
> Another semi firm commitment was from Vicious Cycles of NY.Carl will let me
> know Monday or Tuesday.
> Same with Don Ferris...he will get with me this week as well.
>
> That's a day 2 wrap. back to the room for rest.
>
> Day 3.
> Met Erik Noren in the QBP booth. Erik builds Peacock Groove frames and said
> "the minute I get home, I am writing out the check". I think that means
> "yes"...
> Followed up with Ventana and chatted with Sherwood Gibson and it appears I
> will have an answer from them this week as well.
>
> On the way to visit with Matt Bracken from Independent Fabrication, I saw
> the Japan Bicycle Promotion Institute booth. I stopped and chatted with Hidetomo
> Okoshi, the manager of overseas development. I showed him the presentation
> as well, and I swore he was so excited looking at some of the slides I thought
> he was going to burst. Jaw dropping, looking at the slide, looking at me
> then back to the slide as a "did i just see that?" type of reaction.
> He and I chatted for about 10 minutes after that about having some of the
> NJS builders come over because they belong with us as well because they do
> things the "old fashioned way" and he totally agreed to do what he could to get
> them to sign up for the show. His enthusiasm for our show totally obvious. I
> think we can get some of the Japan builders here, if Hidetomo has anything to
> do with it.
>
> So, I met with Matt and Shawn from IF. Showed them the presentation and on
> at least 3 occasions the same words were exchanged between the two...'Man,
> Baylis is so over the TOP" and then when they saw the Columbine slide that
> closes the show out both their jaws dropped. It was more a stunned silence...they
> looked at each other and just shook their heads in awe.
>
> Schwag report
>
> Matt and Shawn hooked me up with some very nice schwag in the form of a t
> shirt ( its only an XL, so I need to get my fatass back on a bike so I can
> wear it) and a pint glass ( which will get used this afternoon....) THANKS!
> Another Pint glass from Vicious of NY, Gracias!
> Sycip must have heard about my legendary cooking skills and gave me a
> kitchen apron that says "Spicy", thanks Jeremy!
> Teddy at Gu hooked me up with h20 bottles, hats, socks and some gu. Thanks!
> About 10 musettes from LG...( gotta love em) thanks
> Nathan at Zipp gave up some sweet Zipp hats! Thanks
> Big Jonny from drunkcyclist.com gave up a coveted pair of DC socks, but was
> unfortunately all out of the "livewrong" bracelets. Gracias!
> Curtis from Retrotec gave me a huge "break" on a XXL shirt, Thanks!
>
> That's all I can think of at this point, if I left something out, I will
> follow it up when my fingers arent bleeding from typing this much.
>
> Bottom line...this show is taking off like a rocket, so jump on or get the
> heck away from the launching pad cause you might feel the burn as we leave!
>
> DW
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 10:07:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Don Wilson <dcwilson3@yahoo.com>
> To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]1964 Huffy Sportsman lugged, drops, sturmey 3 sp hub...Qs
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> Wouldn't normally buy a Huffy, but I couldn't pass
> this cute old made in england huffy by. Can anyone
> tell me who would have made a clubman style for Huffy
> in early 60s? The man who sold it to me said he bought
> it new in about 1963 or 1964. I suspect the Raleigh,
> but who knows? Anyway, its got three speed rear brake
> Sturmey hub and, surprisingly, a twist shift mounted
> on the right drop (marked L, N, H, which makes one
> wonder what N stood for). It has a front hand brake
> lever on the left side of the drop. No fenders, but it
> does have a chain guard. A red and white plastic seat.
> A tube sticker says: Genuine English Lightweight. No,
> I doubt we're talking anything but gas pipe here.
> Still, the drops are delightfully skinny and narrow in
> that old fashioned look. It is dark red in color. And
> just generally charming.
>
> Don Wilson
> Los Olivos, CA
>
> D.C. Wilson 805.688.8696 dcwilson3@yahoo.com
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> Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 10:08:01 -0700
> From: "charles nighbor" <cnighbor@pacbell.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]Stiff frames and loss of traction
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> Besides me has any one noticed when riding on say an old chipped sealed
> asphalt road there a very noticeable loss of traction and speed as bike
> bounces every so slightly over exposed rough surface. Then when surface
> changes to very smooth asphalt ride is of course smooth but your speed
> increases for same effort. Therefore would a stiff frame result in a
> loss of traction for all but smooth roads and a frame with more flex be
> the faster over a long ride assuming same effort and the one to own. My
> experience is that a flexible versus stiff is preferred on rides over 75
> miles. As most roads are not smooth for majority of roads on west coast
> USA.
> Just thought
> Charles Nighbor
> Walnut Creek, CA
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 18:14:56 +0100 (BST)
> From: Michael Butler <pariscycles@yahoo.co.uk>
> To: CR Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]Wanted French Threaded Pedals
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> Anyone got a good pair of pedals with French threads
> they would be willing to part with.
> Please contact off list.
>
>
> Thats all for now. Keep those wheels spinning, in your memories if not still on the road. Be lucky Mick Butler Huntingdon UK.
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 10:46:39 -0700
> From: John Waner <x76911s@socal.rr.com>
> To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]Trying to contact marc garcia
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> I am have a hard time getting hold of Marc Garcia (Chicago IL). Mark if
> you see this please e-mail me asap regarding campy brake set offered to
> the list on 9/17/05. If any one has a way of getting hold of him please
> let me know. I paid for a campy brake set but never hear back from him
> and he is not responding to repeated e-mails.
>
> Thanks
> John Waner
> Huntington Beach, CA.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 10:47:33 -0700
> From: Brandon Ives <brandon@ivycycles.com>
> To: Don Wilson <dcwilson3@yahoo.com>
> Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: Re: [CR]1964 Huffy Sportsman lugged, drops, sturmey 3 sp hub...Qs
> Message-ID: <723FF633-32A3-11DA-9889-00039356BD92@ivycycles.com>
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>
> The "N" stands for "Normal." You're correct about it being a Raleigh
> Industries build. I remember seeing some non-Clubman bikes in the past,
> but never seen a real clubman. Are you sure that the bike isn't a
> sported up Sport model? Those shifters were usually used with an
> upright bar. I've done a bunch of reaceified modifications on old
> Raleigh Sports in the past. Any pictures?
> best,
> Brandon"monkeyman"Ives
> back to brewing beer in
> VAncouver, B.C.
>
>
> On Saturday, Oct 1, 2005, at 10:07 US/Pacific, Don Wilson wrote:
>
> > Wouldn't normally buy a Huffy, but I couldn't pass
> > this cute old made in england huffy by. Can anyone
> > tell me who would have made a clubman style for Huffy
> > in early 60s? The man who sold it to me said he bought
> > it new in about 1963 or 1964. I suspect the Raleigh,
> > but who knows? Anyway, its got three speed rear brake
> > Sturmey hub and, surprisingly, a twist shift mounted
> > on the right drop (marked L, N, H, which makes one
> > wonder what N stood for). It has a front hand brake
> > lever on the left side of the drop. No fenders, but it
> > does have a chain guard. A red and white plastic seat.
> > A tube sticker says: Genuine English Lightweight. No,
> > I doubt we're talking anything but gas pipe here.
> > Still, the drops are delightfully skinny and narrow in
> > that old fashioned look. It is dark red in color. And
> > just generally charming.
> >
> > Don Wilson
> > Los Olivos, CA
> >
> > D.C. Wilson 805.688.8696 dcwilson3@yahoo.com
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> >
> >


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> Aldo,
> Wonderful stuff if ever a picture encapsulates the
> cycling expression "On the Rivet" this picture
> certainly does.
>
> --- Aldo Ross <aldoross4@siscom.net> wrote:
>
> > Pic of the Day
> > 1st October, 2005
> >
> > Maurice Richard Re-takes the Hour Record, 1936
> >
> >
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/aldoross/Richard_1936
> >
> > Click on pic for much larger image.
> >
> > Vigorelli Track, Milano, 14th October 1936 -
> > Frenchman Maurice Richard
> > on his way to setting a new World Hour Record of
> > 45.325 km, 235 meters
> > further than Italian Giuseppe Olmo's previous record
> > of 45.090 km, set
> > 31st October 1935. From "Match l'Intran" No.540, 20
> > October 1936.
> >
> > Aldo Ross
> > BlueBall, Ohio