Re: [CR]Re: Black Dura Ace photos


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From: "Robert Clair" <r.clair@cox.net>
To: "Wayne Bingham" <blkmktbks@gmail.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Black Dura Ace photos
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 17:32:47 -0600
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thanks so much, that also helped a good bit. we are getting closer on this one ... but we're not quite there yet. anyway a nice snowfall this evening.

robert clair
alexandria, va 22308


----- Original Message -----
From: "Wayne Bingham"
To:
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 4:24 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Black Dura Ace photos



> Roberto -
>
> I meant to respond earlier, but seems like you found what you were
> looking for. Only thing I can add is that I believe that both the
> black and silver finish was available from the begining ('73 according
> to Shimano). The brake calipers also changed somewhere along the way,
> with the adjuster arm on the back caliper half (is that the way to
> describe it?) going to a split-arm design. Don't know when that
> happened, but I've seen both types. My 1st gen DA equipped (mostly)
> Martin can be seen here:
>
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Wayne-Bingham/Charles-Martin/
>
> There's a couple good pix of the calipers and levers there.
>
> Wayne Bingham
> Lovettsville VA USA
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Robert Clair <r.clair@cox.net> wrote:
>> thanks so much ... i just swapped out some plain black rings as shown in
>> charles pix for some semi-drilled chain rings. now looks like we're
>> going to have to put them back on as the semi-drilled ones may be ex or
>> later.
>>
>> plus side: just found some bullseye pulleys in blue (who knew, were
>> not these always red), some dark blue clark's, and some ale clips in
>> blue. and mavic ssc blues, and a san marco blue suede seat.
>>
>> watch out, no one will give a hoot about this one though. pop a top
>> folks out there, and thanks so much to this list for getting this
>> project back on the rails.
>>
>> oh by the way, did i say pop another top !!
>>
>> robert clair
>> alexandria, va 22308