Re: [CR]Shimano Forged Dropout Intro Timeline?


Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 17:28:33 -0500
From: joebz@optonline.net
Subject: Re: [CR]Shimano Forged Dropout Intro Timeline?
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To: scott davis <francopedia@yahoo.com>
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I don't think they were out before Dura-Ace. I first saw the dropouts on a Fuji Ace. The Ace was all Dura-Ace and came out shortly after the entire Dura-Ace group was available. Say 1975. Earlier Fuji's had Suntour dropouts or a different forged dropout.

Joe Bender-Zanoni
Great Notch, NJ


----- Original Message -----
From: scott davis
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2006 4:14 pm
Subject: [CR]Shimano Forged Dropout Intro Timeline?


> I'm trying to date a frame w/ Shimano forged drops. Anyone know

\r?\n> when Shimano introduced forged long dropouts w/ derl. hanger?

\r?\n> They look similar to Campy only beefier. Were they seen before

\r?\n> Dura Ace in the 70s? Scott Davis St. Paul, MN USA

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