[CR]re: 6 speed freewheel introduction date

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From: "Peter Brueggeman" <pbrueggeman@ucsd.edu>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 21:43:08 -0700
Subject: [CR]re: 6 speed freewheel introduction date

The 1962 Holdsworth catalogue has the following text inserted into its freewheel listings:

"STOP PRESS: REGINA SIX SPEED By fitting a special sprocket (No. 8) between the standard next to top five cog (No. 4) and a 13T cog (No. 7), six sprockets may be mounted on the standard body. This new cog is available initially in 14T or 15T only. Freewheel complete 24/6"

Gene Portuesi's Cyclo-Pedia, Sixth edition, 1964, lists six speed French Cyclo freewheels.

Peter Brueggeman La Jolla California United States of American pbrueggeman(AT)ucsd.edu