Re: AW: [CR]weight-weenie French set up

Example: Racing:Beryl Burton

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Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 08:10:06 -0700
To: M-gineering <>
From: Jan Heine <>
Subject: Re: AW: [CR]weight-weenie French set up

At 8:51 AM +0200 6/24/08, M-gineering wrote:
>Schmid wrote:
>>There was also a superlight Stronglight B 10 headset, partially made of
>>black plastic. The cups were plastic, threads an head nut aluminium and
>>races were steel. Weight was 66 grms according to the packageI have one,
>>but it is missing the crown race. They were marketed showing Bernard
>>Hinault on the package.
>>Pictures are in my Wool-jersey album here:
>crown race was plastic too. The one outstanding feature of this
>headset was you didn't need any tools to install is, you just
>pressed in the cups by hand!

Durable, too. The one on my cyclocross bike survived many hard races and a few seasons of winter training, and still is in very good shape.

Jan Heine Editor Bicycle Quarterly 140 Lakeside Ave #C Seattle WA 98122