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Name:Oscar Egg
Brand:Oscar Egg
Found On:Vintage Lightweights
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Oscar Egg was a Swiss National champion on the road and the track, and held the hour record on three occasions before 1915. His hour record of 18 August 1914 stood until 1933. Egg was born in Switzerland in 1890 and also won stages in the TdF and Giro as well as nine 6-day races in the US and Europe.

As an industrialist Egg is probably best known as the inventor of Super Champion derailleurs and Oscar Egg steel lugs. Egg died in Nice in 1961 but his bicycle company continued to produce frames until at least the early 1970s.

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