Re: [CR]fastback stays .... how to?


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 22:32:06 -0400
From: "David G. White" <whiteknight@burlingtontelecom.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]fastback stays .... how to?
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I'm rather fond of the fast back stays on my Stout.

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_28.jpg.html http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_27.jpg.html http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_32.jpg.html http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_33.jpg.html http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_29.jpg.html http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_30.jpg.html http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/David-G-Whites-Bikes/1981-Ron-Stout/Stout_31.jpg.html

Clean, elegant and graceful (IMHO)

David

David G. White Burlington, VT USA

joeb-z@comcast.net wrote:
> I am a fan of fastback stays. Simple and great for those with over developed thighs. Of the "shot in" type, I think the Raleigh Pro is a bit rough compared to Hetchins but my favorite is, of course, my Jim Redcay is
>
> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/Events/Cirque/2002/Redcay_2L.jpg.
>
> Of the type with the bolt through the stay structure, (Ben's subject) (which is really a Cinelli type) I would point toward McLean Fonvielle for his incredible "blind" treatment.
>
> Look at
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> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/USA/mclean/McLn_K2L.jpg
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> and
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> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/USA/McLean/McLn_KWall_bik.htm
>
> for the master. Yes, my Silk Hope was like this and , like a fool, I sold it. Waaaah!
>
> Joe Bender-Zanoni
> Whitneyville, CT
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: Ben Kamenjas <kamenjas@gmail.com>
>
>> Coolio's,
>>
>> I was wondering about the fastback stays (is that what they're called?)
>> on this raleigh pro being sold downunder. More specifically ...
>> wondering how they're made assembled? And if there is plus or minus to
>> doing such an arrangement other than aesthetics? Any special lugs
>> needed or can such be fashioned to any seat lug with an adiitional
>> sleeve or widget?
>>
>> you'll see what i' asking for in the last pic of the below ebay auction
>> >>
>>
>> http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=220238599516
>>
>> or item # 220238599516
>>
>> Something about the way the seat stays join really appeals to my eye's
>> ... I know cinelli's had a similar fitting but with a wider bolt?
>>
>> thanks, ciao
>>
>> Ben Kamenjas
>> Kensingon, NSW
>> Australia