Re: [CR] Classic FUJI Bicycle Identification Home


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Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 13:42:58 -0800
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: <joeb-z@comcast.net>
In-Reply-To: <1002078873.2303551233868951979.JavaMail.root@sz0107a.westchester.pa.mail.comcast.net>
Cc: onetenth@earthlink.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, Charles Nighbor <cnighbor1@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR] Classic FUJI Bicycle Identification Home


Anyone have one of those 22 1/2" Aces or Newests? What's the seattube ctc in cm? How about the standover? I'd like to pick up one (or a Finest) if I ever run across a good deal. I can usually go 56cm ctc, but not any larg er.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Big Spring, Texas, USA


--- On Thu, 2/5/09, joeb-z@comcast.net wrote:


> From: joeb-z@comcast.net <joeb-z@comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [CR] Classic FUJI Bicycle Identification Home
> To: jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net
> Cc: onetenth@earthlink.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, "Charles Nigh bor" <cnighbor1@comcast.net>
> Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009, 3:22 PM
> That is true about the sizing of the Newest and Ace. Only 22
> 1/2" and 24" in the early years. Maybe the sizes
> complemented the 21, 23 and 25 sizes of the Finest? This is
> a nice website. So comprehensive on the basics and done with
> full copyright permissions and support from the present
> owners.
>
>
>
> Joe Bender-Zanoni
>
> Whitneyville, CT
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos"
> <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, "Charles
> Nighbor" <cnighbor1@comcast.net>
> Cc: onetenth@earthlink.net
> Sent: Thursday, February 5, 2009 10:47:50 AM GMT -05:00
> US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: Re: [CR] Classic FUJI Bicycle Identification Home
>
> Very useful.  Note that if one is to believe the catalogs,
> the Ace was only available in 22 1/2" and 24" and
> the same was true of the Newest until 1976.  That's
> certainly not my recollection, and seems a very strange
> strategy, especially for a Japanese manufacturer.  Maybe
> they built these only for export to America and thought all
> Americans were tall.  It doesn't say if it is ctc or
> ctt, but even 22 1/2 ctt seems too large to be the smallest
> size available.  Anyone know if this is actually correct?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
>
>
> --- On Wed, 2/4/09, Charles Nighbor
> <cnighbor1@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > From: Charles Nighbor <cnighbor1@comcast.net>
> > Subject: [CR] Classic FUJI Bicycle Identification Home
>
> > To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> > Cc: onetenth@earthlink.net
> > Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 11:20 PM
> > Interesting web site on fuji bicycle
> > Not seller of course nothing being sold
> > Charles NighborWalnut creek, CA usa
> > http://www.classicfuji.com/index.html