Re: [CR]Ebay Paramount pedals


Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 16:26:39 -0500
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: George Allen <jgallen@lexairinc.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Ebay Paramount pedals
In-Reply-To: <20060106140724.23459.qmail@web50206.mail.yahoo.com>
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Tom,

Could you be more specific about the differences in these early SL pedals compared to the later ones? I can't discern from the photos in the auction the differences that you mention about the flat cage and bulged reinforcement..

Thanks,

George Allen Lexington, Ky

At 09:07 AM 1/6/2006, Tom Dalton wrote:


> Kurt wrote:
>
> Not brakes, but aren't the black anodized pedali superleggeri
> incorrect for a '70 Paramount? Seems an odd detail to have got
> wrong on an otherwise
>admirably correct looking bike if that's the case.
>
>
> Kurt:
>
> Whoa, no, look again. Talk about your super-authentic
> pedals! The SLs were first shown in a supplemental catalog in
> 1970, IIRC. I have heard tale that the very early version had a
> flat alloy cage, without the bulged reinforcement around the
> openings on the rear. I have never seen a set like that, before
> today. Looking closely at this Paramount, they do exist. Cool.
>
> Tom Dalton
> Bethlehem, PA
>
>
>
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