Re: [CR]Raleigh Pro Mk IV?

Example: Racing:Jean Robic

Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 10:53:30 -0400
From: hydelake <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Raleigh Pro Mk IV?

At 10/22/2004 04:33 AM -0400, wrote:
>I've often wondered if any listers know of other bike frames that were made
>like the Professional Mk IV with the oversize oval plates that finish the top
>of the seat-stays? They seem so odd, almost as if the factory didn't want to
>take the time to grind the plates flush. Yet, I doubt this reason since
>this was
>close to, if not, their top model. They took the time to slightly wrap them
>around. Could it be just cosmetic in order to distinguish it from
>there a dedicated Brooks tool-bag that used the lips for
>attachment...something to do with laminar flow?
>Jack Romans
>Rains have Started Sacramento,
>Not so Sunny California

My Jack Taylor Path racer has those top eyes. I think they're pretty cool, though its one more location for a paint chip with that soft stove enamel.

Dan Artley
Parkton, Maryland