Re: [CR]When old things are new again - Raleigh "Urban Steel"!!

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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 23:54:40 +0000 (GMT)
From: <gholl@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]When old things are new again - Raleigh "Urban Steel"!!
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To: "Dr. Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
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cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u232/gholl_photos/Milan%20Show%202007/DSC00104.jpg

Find a link to Colnago's "urban steel" bike. I took this photo at the 2007 Milan show.
George
George Hollenberg MD
CT,USA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dr. Paul Williams"
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 06:27:00 -0000
Subject: [CR]When old things are new again - Raleigh "Urban Steel"!!
To: "Classic Rendezvous"


> I was flipping through the latest issue of Biycycling - the 2008
> Buyer's
> Guide and saw the ad for a new Raleigh and was intrigued to see
> its
> almost retro-50s styling (apart from the aero levers and the
> oversize
> downtube) complete with a Brooks B17 saddle, fixed-gear flip-
> flop hub,
> bell and mudguards. Called the One Way it comes in trad colours
> including British Racing Green and built in Reynolds 520 butted
> chromo.
> It can be found in the Raleigh catalogue on page 12:
>
> http://www.raleighusa.com/media/pdffiles/catalogs/2008/08.Raleigh-Complet
> e_Catalog-140.pdf
>
> Next to it, is an urban street/track bike called Rush Hour also
> of
> Reynolds 520.
>
> Raleigh a new KOF? Intrigued to hear views from listers - are we
> going
> to see a new revolution in steel from other major makers
> inspired by the
> urban cyclist/bike-messenger crowd?
>
> Paul Williams,
> Ottawa, ON, Canada
>
> _______________________________________________
>

George Hollenberg MD
CT, USA