RE: [CR]Re Soviet Takhion track bike

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot)

From: "devotion finesse" <devotion_finesse@hotmail.com>
To: jeffrey piwonka <jmpiwonka@yahoo.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Re Soviet Takhion track bike
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 09:03:07 -0500
In-Reply-To: <220536.15821.qm@web82708.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
References: <BLU117-W957169EB20CA7090DD25ACB120@phx.gbl>


Is it possible that there is no upper headset bearing? I can't imagine how any race might be fitted internally. He has LOTS of nice track bikes...and NO furniture in his house. Think it's safe to say that he's probably a bachelor?

Matthew Bowne Brooklyn, New York

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> Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 05:11:17 -0800

> From: jmpiwonka@yahoo.com

> Subject: Re: [CR]Re Soviet Takhion track bike

> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

>

> i still have no clue...need to see that black cap come

> off.

> the guy has some super nice bikes. that's for sure.

> http://www.flickr.com/photos/80048824@N00/2269684146/

>

> jeff piwonka

> austin texas usa

>

>

> --- Baron von Drais wrote:

>

>>

>> Hi all,

>>

>> There is a bicycle with a handlebar/fork combo

>> like that on display in t

>> he transportation section at the Ontario Science

>> Center in Toronto Canada.

>> The Science Center's bike was donated by Canadian

>> cyclist Jocelyn Lovell. I

>> forget which discipline of track racing his was

>> built for (or who built it

>> ) but I do remember he had a chain on both sides and

>> the gear ratio was dif

>> ferent. There was some sort of automatic clutch

>> mechanism in the hub that k

>> icked out of one gear and into another as a certain

>> rmp. A bike that's both

>> fixed gear and not a single speed! If any one can

>> find online links to pho

>> tos I'd like to have another look at the bike please

>> and thank you. It's on

>> -topic as Jocelyn stopped riding in 1983 when he had

>> an accident.

>>

>> Cheers,

>> Peter Schwar

>> Montreal, Canada

>>

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