Re: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old hour record bike


Example: Framebuilding:Norris Lockley

Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 08:33:47 -0500
From: Chris Beyer <beyerc@mailserver.volvo.com>
To: Monkeyman <monkey37@bluemarble.net>
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old hour record bike
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Please: what does this have to do with classic bikes?

Chris Beyer Bloomfield, NJ

Monkeyman wrote:
> I've been tring to find information on the bike Boardman rode for his hour
> record all the articles say, " Boardman rode a conventional frame
> constructed from steel tubing and fitted with spoked wheels and other
> components that would have been available to Merckx 18 years ago." Does
> anyone know what that means. Did he drill-out the bars and seatpost like
> Merckx? Did he have specially cast Ti parts like Merckx? Did he go to the
> same lengths Merckx did, or was it really just an "old" bike? I can't seem
> to find any info on the bike itself, anybody have any leads?
>
> thanks,
> brandon
>
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