Lightrace
Back
Report
Main Photo
Category:  Headsets
Name:  Lightrace
Brand:  Lightrace
Model:  
Years:  N/A
Country:  France
Added By: CV-6 on 10/02/11
Updated By: Wolfram Verktyg on 08/10/18
Additional Photos - click for full size
LightraceLightrace
 Verify Component Photos
Body MaterialSteelUpper Bearing Size5/32"
Lower Bearing Size5/32"Crown Race SizeJIS (27.0mm)
Upper Cup MarkingsnoneLower Cup Markingsnone
Available Threading English/ISO/Italian (25.4mm x 24TPI);
French (25mm x 1mm)
Stack Height 33mm
General Information
Often mistaken for Stronglight P3.  Only marking is Lightrace on the toothed lock ring.  Stronglight usually had its name stamped somewhere on the races. Lightrace headsets were standard on Bertin bikes up through their mid price range models throughout the 70's and into the early 80's. The quality was between standard headsets found on entry level French bikes like the Gitane Gran Sport and the Stronglight P3 model.  I'm working on one now (08-2018) on my 1979 Bertin C132 Cyclotouriste bike. It appears to have never been serviced. The races are still good and it turns smoothly. In the mid 70's they got indentations quickly resulting in indexing. The quality must have improved.
Quality:Rarity:
 
 
See Incorrect Information? Log-in to submit report.  
Additional Resources
Marketplace:Looking to buy one of these?Sell one like this
Resources:Reference & Charts
Component VariationsView Detailed List  Manage Variations
Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 2)BrandGroup
Lightrace Grand LuxeLightrace
User Comments
Sign-in Required
  Loading Comments


By pressing Verify below, you express verification that the photos shown are indeed of the component listed. Please do not verify if you are not sure that all photos are of the correct item. If you identify a photo that is NOT of the correct item, please use the Report feature to flag that photo.

Note: You can not verify photos that you have uploaded.
Nisi
VeloBase v.2.7.8 rev.5 - a Fischer Frameworks application, Copyright ¬© (2018) - All rights reserved.

Find the information on VeloBase.com useful? Please consider donating a few dollars towards the web-hosting cost. Thank you.