Re: [CR] Ebay Outing : Rudge Pathfinder 22.5", 1960.


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Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 18:35:48 +0100
From: Hilary Stone <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>
To: Dmitry Yaitskov <dima@rogers.com>
References: <20090723211451.1CCE219D8D@ug6.ece.ubc.ca> <4A69DE87.9060401@blueyonder.co.uk> <15290322.20090724132326@rogers.com>
In-Reply-To: <15290322.20090724132326@rogers.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Ebay Outing : Rudge Pathfinder 22.5", 1960.


Yes these are bare frame weights. Modern cast lugs and BB shells, forged ends add weight...

Hilary Stone, Bristol, British Isles

Dmitry Yaitskov wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Friday, July 24, 2009, 12:17:11 PM, Hilary Stone wrote:
>
>> Raleigh 2030 carbon steel frames generally weighed about 2.8-3kg.
>> Ones made with 531 plain gauge main tubes shaved off about 400g
>> whilst 531 DB frames would weigh under 2kg - often as light as 1800g
>> with good quality pressed steel lugs, BB shell and fork ends.
>
> Please excuse my ignorance Hilary - those are weights without forks,
> right?