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

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From: "devotion finesse" <>
To: LTravers <>, Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: RE: [CR]re: 126 spaciing on NOS ca 1972 Lejeune
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 10:46:44 -0400
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Lynn, Perhaps if the hubs are Campy, it'd be worth pulling a locknut off and chec king for a date stamp? This might reveal that the wheelset is later than 1 972 and while NOS, perhaps not original to the bike? Dunno...Just a thought . Matthew Bowne Brooklyn, New York

> Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 09:41:07 -0500
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> 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
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