You might be interested in the pics of my Roberson with 1st generation black Dura-Ace.
David G. White Burlington, VT
Robert Clair wrote:
> 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" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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:
>> 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 <email@example.com> 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
>>> 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