Re: [CR]Bottle cage clamps

(Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi)

From: "renaissance-cycles" <info@renaissance-cycles.com>
To: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <3B6713CE.A2733635@duke.usask.ca> <3B67183D.B5133ED6@mail.volvo.com> <001501c11a04$bbcdc2a0$6cf9fea9@jim2>
Subject: Re: [CR]Bottle cage clamps
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 00:34:54 +0200


Specialized!.................Maybe not period correct, but very nice! ......Might be hard to find??................Happy hunting!!

BC
Baron Corpuz..................Holland!


----- Original Message -----
From: Aldo Ross
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Bottle cage clamps



> What!?.. Better looking than a heater hose worm clamp? C'mon! It's
> stainless steel, nicely finished, has a worm drive, is virtually
> indestructible. No, it doesn't look retro, but it is absolutely the best
> way to securely anchor a TA bar-mounted cage! I think it's a BEAUTIFUL
> mechanical doo-dad.
>
> If the looks really bother you, wrap the clamps in cloth tape, like the
> racers used to do to keep them from rattling or loosening, and to reduce the
> chance of cuts in a crash.
>
> Aldo Ross
> off to the pizza ride
> Monroe, Ohio
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Chris Beyer <beyerc@mailserver.volvo.com>
> To: Ron Cooley <cooleyr@duke.usask.ca>
> Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 4:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [CR]Bottle cage clamps
>
>
> > Ron, et al.:
> >
> > My preference, if you can find them, is the handlebar-mount TA cages.
> > They're pretty (the Nitto Touring cage is a TA clone), and you don't have
> > to worry about scarring the paint when the cage is clamped to the bar. I
> > also find the location more convenient.
> >
> > BTW, I have a couple NOS TA cages sans clamps, if anyone knows of a
> > better-looking clamp than an automotive heater hose worm clamp. The TA
> > clamps appear rarely on eBay, and sell for more than I paid for the cages!
> >
> > Chris Beyer
> > Bloomfield, NJ
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~`
> > Ron Cooley wrote:
> >
> > > Classicists:
> > >
> > > What's the preferred cage clamp for frames without braze ons? I'm
> > > using some unbearably ugly chrome steel things on my Falcon. Is there
> > > something nice looking that's also period correct (or at least in the
> > > vintage spirit)?
> > >
> > > Ron