RE: [CR]FS: Barum tubulars, CLB cantilevers, Bluemels, long-cage ders.

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Subject: RE: [CR]FS: Barum tubulars, CLB cantilevers, Bluemels, long-cage ders.
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 12:21:00 -0700
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From: "Mark Bulgier" <Mark@bulgier.net>
To: <tom.ward@juno.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Tom Ward wrote:
> 1.) one pair unused ("NOS") tubulars, BARUM -brand, size 650C,
> made in Czechoslovakia [snip] size 650C, marked "Barum 27 x 1
> Kriterium P-B-W"

Tom, are you sure they are 650c? I thought Barums marked 27 were 700c.
> Does anyone know what "P-B-W" might mean or refer to?

The Peace Race was the Communist bloc's Tour de France. Its route changed from year to year, but one of the more common routes was Prague-Berlin-Warsaw as in '55 and '57. Just guessing that might be what the tires are referring to.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Race

Mark Bulgier
Seattle WA USA