Re: [CR]Markings on Normandy Competition hubs


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot

Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 14:01:29 -0500
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Markings on Normandy Competition hubs
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Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> I've asked this before, but can't seem to find the response in the
> archives. What is the code for Normandy Competition hub markings for
> FW thread? I thought one groove in the hub body between the FW
> thread and the hub flange meant English thread, no grooves French.
>
> Sutherlands gives this interpretation for the marking on other hubs,
> but is silent on Normandy.
>
> My usual method of confirming hub thread is to first try a known
> French thread FW on the hub. If it tightens up after only a couple
> of turns, the the hub is English. If it threads all the way on by
> hand, with no tools, then it is a French hub.

An English thread BB lockring will thread onto an English thread freewheel hub, so you could try that.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA