RE: [CR]LEMOND Hinault LOOK bike

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Subject: RE: [CR]LEMOND Hinault LOOK bike
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 23:57:20 -0800
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I have finally found a photo of Lemond riding my white Reynolds 753 lugged Look bike, that I posted about recently. I thought I would post something about where I located the photo, since quite a few people were interested in the history around that time and the bike. The book I found the photo is was the Graham Watson photo book entitled "10 years of cycling photography". If you want any info on the book, just email me. My research thus far, has shown that the while steel LOOK bike was not used near as often as the gray one that is frequently seen under Lemond and Hinault. Fortunatly Graham Watson says under the photo of my bike that Lemond is riding it in the 1986 TdF time trial. I thought that was interesting, since I hadn't thought of it as a so-called time trial bike, because if its conventional nature, but Lemond is definately riding it with a white TT helmet in the 86 tour. If someone is interested, I can photograph the photo and email it to you. Thankfully, the photo is Graham Watson clear, so I can see the components well and there are cobaltos on it. I have only found a couple photos so far, so if anyone finds any more of that bike, please let me know.


-Dee Gordon Los Angeles
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> Let me rephrase this. If anyone has some photos or old
> Bicycling magazines, or other periodicals from around 1984,
> 85 showing Lemond or Hinault on their white Look bikes,
> please let me know if you can help. I checked out the Flicker
> pages of the 85 Coors Classic and it appears that they didn't
> ride that bike there ( I was wrong), and rode the silver
> Huffys (Serotta
> repaints) instead. But pics from the 85 Tour seem to be the
> ones I need. I'm sure there were other races too. I know
> Lemond liked to ride a lot of Mavic stuff back then and I
> would like to know if he or Hinault equipped their bikes with
> super record, early C-Record prototypes, or all Mavic? The
> blurry pics I have seen appear to show Mavic on some and
> possibly Campy on others.
> -Dee Gordon
> Los Angeles