[CR]De Rosa vs. Merckx (Ed Granger)


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To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 20:47:48 -0500
From: <edvintage63@aol.com>
Subject: [CR]De Rosa vs. Merckx (Ed Granger)

Dale wrote: "In close scrutiny, there are differences, the most significant is that of the joinery at the dropouts... DeRosa almost always had the extra refined "points" filed in the dropouts where they meet the stays. Later, Eddie also embraced the Columbus pre-crimped stay ends rather than do any filing at all at those junctures. Those and other nuances make me think that, in balance, DeRosa was always slightly more refined... '