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Small-time Parts supplier from the 80's.

Old 01-16-22, 12:31 PM
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Small-time Parts supplier from the 80's.

This may be a rather esoteric question but I'm going to take a shot at it. The answer is not really that important, it's just that I have forgotten the name and I'm drawing a blank.

In the mid to late 80's there was a guy who advertised in the back of Bicycling magazine. They were small advertisements that you would might almost miss. He sold high-end bearings and hubs with the claim that they were the best made. The thing was, after making an inquiry I got a mailing from him and it not only gave you more information regarding his products, but what stood out the most was his enthusiasm regarding Jesus. There had to be a reference to Jesus on almost everything in the packet along with a couple cards going on and on about Christ.

If I never find out or remember... no biggee. I just thought someone here might remember.
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Sounds like my cousin Steve, except for the bike stuff. The “good news” always finds a way into a convo.

Edit: maybe Roger Durham of Bullseye?

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Edit: maybe Roger Durham of Bullseye?
That doesn't sound like the name. All I can remember is that is was some small esoteric manufacturer,, probably a mom and pop affair, and when I requested information I not only got their product info I got a bunch of stuff praising Christ. This was all back when snail mail was the only means of getting in contact with them.
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If you look over threads that were started by member @SpeedofLite, you may find the ads you’re looking for. Over the past couple of years, he has been scanning and uploading his archives of many decades of cycling magazines. He even offers to PDF specific articles if you’re interested.

We take turns thanking him profusely for sharing his time capsules with us!
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That doesn't sound like the name. All I can remember is that is was some small esoteric manufacturer,, probably a mom and pop affair, and when I requested information I not only got their product info I got a bunch of stuff praising Christ. This was all back when snail mail was the only means of getting in contact with them.
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Third Hand, Loose Screws?
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I believe that may be it. Some of the catalogs and his logo look very familiar.

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