[CR]Re: Module E

(Example: Framebuilders:Pino Morroni)

Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 15:26:19 -0700
From: "Terry Farrant" <tgf1@shaw.ca>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <MONKEYFOOD6xzmeWgUS000003d4@monkeyfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: [CR]Re: Module E

i have a set of these laced to Maillard hubs on a Bianchi BICI 11 and yes they sure are nice to look at and polish up beautifully. Mine are 27 x 1 1/4 and have the original Michelin Elan tires 27x 1. The bike is from 1983 and these were likely the first hooked rim clinchers from Mavic. Below is an excerpt from a Mavic timeline but i can't remember what site i got it from. easy enough to google tho.

1983. Module E, a tire rim with hooks, enters the cycling history book. The first rim with double 'hook' bridge to seat a high-pressure tire developed by Michelin: the Elan. With this patented concept, Mavic started developing a new generation of rims for tires that rapidly benefited from all of Mavic's technological innovations. In the cycle-racing world the use of tubular tires gradually declines in favor of tires .

terry g farrant north saanich, british columbia canada

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