[CR]re: 126 spaciing on NOS ca 1972 Lejeune

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Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 09:41:07 -0500
From: "LTravers" <lat7575@swbell.net>
Organization: CV-6 Enterprises
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]re: 126 spaciing on NOS ca 1972 Lejeune

> have been taking my time finishing the NOS Lejeune I acquired and
> came across what I think would be an anomaly. The rear wheel spacing
> is 126, not 120 as one might expect on a bike in the early 1970s. Any
> one with an idea as to how this came to pass? The bike had not been
> unwrapped until I did so.

I think I should clarify what I wrote. The rear wheel is spaced at 126mm OLN, the frame itself measures 122mm. The latter does not surprise me, the former does.

Lynn Travers
Hazelwood, Missouri USA