Re: [CR] Buy this bike


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

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Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2011 11:58:23 -0800
From: Jim Merz <jameshmerz@gmail.com>
To: Harry Travis <travis.harry@gmail.com>
Cc: rdf1249@aol.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Buy this bike


I did the crank, hubs, headset, bar, stem, rims on this bike.

No one has sprung for this bargain yet!

Jim Merz Big Sur CA

On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Harry Travis <travis.harry@gmail.com>wrote:
> The Specialized bars (and stem, likely ) were speced from Nitto, I think. A
> sweet soft-polished-finish pairing.
>
> Harry Travis
> Pine Barrens of NJ
> USA
>
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 12:38 PM, <rdf1249@aol.com> wrote:
>
>> Jim is probably right. We used a lot of Specialized headsets and hubs in
>> those days. I don't think we got into King headsets until the 90s and now
>> use almost nothing else. I did put one on a bike around 1981 though. It
>> lasted until last year when the bearings totally froze up. Chris King
>> replaced it! I don't think they had ever seen one that lasted that long.
>>
>>
>> Bob Freeman
>> Elliott Bay Bicycles
>> 2116 Western Ave
>> Seattle, WA 98121
>> 206-441-8144
>> http://www.elliottbaybicycles.com
>> http://www.davidsonbicycles.com
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jim Merz <jameshmerz@gmail.com>
>> To: paccoastcycles <paccoastcycles@sbcglobal.net>
>> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org; rdf1249@aol.com
>> Sent: Sat, Jan 8, 2011 9:06 am
>> Subject: Re: [CR] Buy this bike
>>
>>
>> Looks like the headset is one I did at Specialized.
>>
>> Jim Merz
>> Big Sur CA
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 8:45 AM, paccoastcycles <
>> paccoastcycles@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>
>> That's a beauty with great parts to boot! I especially like the original
>> type King headset without the garish logos.
>>
>> Chuck Hoefer
>> Pacific Coast Cycles
>> Oceanside, Ca
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <rdf1249@aol.com>
>> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>> Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2011 8:29 AM
>> Subject: [CR] Buy this bike
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Someone should pick up this bike. It's a great deal and a great bike. no
>> relation to seller:
>>
>>
>> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330514305080&ssPageName=ADME:B:WNA:US:1123
>>
>> Closes in 4 hours.
>>
>>
>> Bob Freeman
>> Elliott Bay Bicycles
>> 2116 Western Ave
>> Seattle, WA 98121
>> 206-441-8144
>> http://www.elliottbaybicycles.com
>> http://www.davidsonbicycles.com