Re: [CR]Time Line Question-Turbo Saddle 1983-4

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Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 09:26:09 -0400
From: "Eric Goforth" <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Time Line Question-Turbo Saddle 1983-4
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Mine has steel rails. I'm pretty sure that I read in a magazine article many years ago that SLG was a sponsor.


Eric Goforth Durham, NC USA

Mark Bulgier wrote:
> Eric Goforth wrote:
>> I Still have a Turbo that I bought in late 84, it has Bernard
> Hinault's
>> name on it with a little Badger picture (his nickname). It also has
>> SLG on it, not really sure what SLG was.
> I'm pretty sure SLG was an alloy-rail model. Are the rails attractive,
> from a magnet's point of view?
> I have ridden many miles and years on an alloy-rail Turbo - any letters
> painted on wore off long ago - but I think it said SLG, and probably was
> a badger model too. And I am a big boy. But your mileage may vary -
> plenty of other people have reported breaking alloy rails, including my
> petite wife who has broken two alloy rails (on two different saddles of
> course). Certainly the steel-rail version is a hundred times more
> reliable (give or take), and not much heavier.
> Mark Bulgier
> Seattle WA USA