RE: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals


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Subject: RE: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 10:32:37 -0800
Thread-Topic: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals
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From: "George Argiris" <George.Argiris@mitchell.com>
To: "Hilary Stone" <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>, "Erik Olsson" <sparklinglime@mac.com>, "CR List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Well, what I meant was, that's why they don't label the fork SLX. The blades aren't

-----Original Message----- From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Hilary Stone Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 10:31 AM To: George Argiris; Erik Olsson; CR List Subject: Re: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals

Almost all Columbus steerers are rifled including SL so there is no difference between an SLX steerer and a SL one.

regards

Hilary
> From: "George Argiris" <George.Argiris@mitchell.com>
> Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 10:22:56 -0800
> To: "Hilary Stone" <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>, "Erik Olsson"
> <sparklinglime@mac.com>, "CR List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: RE: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals
>
> Also, the steering tube is SLX, but not the blades.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Hilary
> Stone
> Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 10:19 AM
> To: Erik Olsson; CR List
> Subject: Re: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals
>
>
> I don't think SLX was widely available until late 1984/early 1985 but
> that combination of decals would be correct as SLX fork blades are
> identical to SL and as far as I know there were no SLX specific fork
> decals.
>
> Hilary Stone, Bristol, England
>
>> From: Erik Olsson <sparklinglime@mac.com>
>> Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 12:49:05 -0500
>> To: CR List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>> Subject: [CR]Columbus red/blue decals
>>
>> Hi all, if anyone could help me figure out the combination of
>> Columbus
>
>> decals on my Merckx I'd appreciate it. I have an early eighties Eddy
>> Merckx with a red Columbus SLX seat-tube decal, and smaller blue
>> Columbus decals on both sides of the fork. I believe
> the fork
>> to be original
>> to the frame but I can't be sure. I don't have any photos to post
> right now
>> but I can e-mail if it
>> would help. My question is- To anyones knowledge, is a combination of
> Columbus
>> decals like
>> that common/uncommon? I'm pretty sure its an '83, it has the older
> Merckx
>> down-tube decals
>> (underlining Y and M), but the SLX decal, a sloping fork crown, and a
> modern
>> style brake bridge
>> make me wonder. Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks! Erik
>> Olsson Rochester, NY