Re: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike

Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 09:03:12 -0700
From: Brian Baylis <>
To: gregparker1 <>
CC: Mark Petry <>, gregparker1 <>,, dave bohm <>, "Charles O'Toole" <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike
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Last I heard, he was in Niles, MI.

Brian Baylis
> Was (is) his shop in Glen Ellyn or Wheaton, Illinois.....?
> Greg Parker
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> From: "Mark Petry",
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> "dave bohm",
> CC: "Charles O'Toole",
> Date: 9/28/00 6:16 PM
> RE: RE: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike
> FATTIC! Now that's a frame with a name. I used to ride with a guy who rode
> a fattic, and I saw a number of them when I worked as a wrench in Columbus
> Ohio. His specialty was small size super lite frames in Ishiwata tubing.
> Nice stuff in my view. Would like to see his work again.
> markp
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> []On Behalf Of dave bohm
> Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 12:13 PM
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> Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike
> Hi everybody,
> I too just got back from the interbike show and wanted to add a little more
> about the Rococo frame shown on Dale's interbike page at Cycles De Oro. The
> gentleman's name who built this lovely bike is Doug Fattic. A builder out
> of Michigan for the last 20yrs he always brings something very special to
> the show. The bike in the picture consisted of Hayden pressed blanks and an
> intricate center section that blended flawlessly. The seat lug had no
> external binder. Instead it used an expansion wedge activated by a small
> allen screw from underneath, very trick.
> Except for the Colnalgo booth and some cheap Italian offerings I saw a total
> of five lugged bikes in the whole show. Pretty pathetic, but that's life.
> It was nice to still see something so special. Took me out of my aluminum
> daze for a moment.
> Sincerely,
> David Bohm
> Bohemian Bicycles