Re: [CR] Mid 70s Component Choices in the UK - differences of culture


Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 10:23:10 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Mid 70s Component Choices in the UK - differences of culture
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Peter Kohler wrote:
> (cut)
> But it's all hard to argue since Campagnolo remained THE choice worldwide
> at the time at least in pro racing. Thevenet's 1977 TdF win was, what,
> the first with a wholly non Italian rig since... well since the last time
> Peugeot won in 1967.

You're overlooking Bernard Thevenet's first TdF victory in 1975 riding a Peugeot; beat Eddy Merckx.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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