Re: [CR] Wheels on Cinelli's


Example: Production Builders:Frejus

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From: Kurt Sperry <haxixe@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:09:41 -0800
To: <hsachs@alumni.rice.edu>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Wheels on Cinelli's


Questions to list: When were the Bivalents begun and discontinued? What visible variations did they go through through their production? Were they ever (and if so when and where) either standard or optional fitment new on Cinelli bicycles?

Kurt Sperry Bellingham, Washington USA

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Harvey Sachs <hmsachs@verizon.net> wrote:
> Jerry Tenenberg asked,
> Can someone shed light on the typical wheelsets that were found on 70 - 73
> Cinelli SC's?
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> My SC originally came with Campag Record high flange, but I think that the
> equivalent small flange would be fine - that was popular on Masis of the
> era.
>
> Of course, the flip answer is that Cinelli SCs of that era are not properly
> shod unless they're wearing Cinelli BiValent hubs. Preferably the second
> generation (one-piece hub shells, which broke less frequently than the
> three-piece), but either the single or double helix skewers are acceptable.
> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Cinelli/Cinelli_parts.htm
>
> harvey sachs
> (who got his BiValents when they were way, way, unfashionable)
> mcLean VA.