re: [CR]Re: Ebay John Howard, or is it?


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

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From: "brian blum" <bbspokes@hotmail.com>
To: bhufford3@mchsi.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: re: [CR]Re: Ebay John Howard, or is it?
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 20:29:24 -0700


My John Howard Pro is Columbus sl! Brian Blum
>From: bhufford3@mchsi.com (Bob Hufford)
>To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: re: [CR]Re: Ebay John Howard, or is it?
>Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 20:31:19 +0000
>
>Mark Ritz <ritzmon@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> > It's definitely a KHS, and it's definitely NOT 531. All higher-end
> > KHS bikes were Japanese tubing (Tange, IIRC).
>
>I've seen quite a few 531 KHSs out there. The John Howard Turbo model that
>they produced was not one of them, though (Tange Infinity) and was pink and
>grey. The KHS John Howard Triathlete Pro (Tange 1) was red, so this could
>be
>it. This bike looks to be repainted, so who knows ...
>
> >From Industry Profile: KHS, By MBT Staff
>(http://www.mountainbiketales.com/articles/khs.htm):
>
>"KHS was the first Taiwan made road bike to enter U.S. market with Reynolds
>531
>tubing. Bicycling Magazine tested this model in 1979 and rated as good as a
>similar, French-made Motobecane model."
>
>Bob Hufford
>Former John Howard (Tesch built) owner
>Springfield, MO