Re: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike


Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 09:03:12 -0700
From: Brian Baylis <rocklube@adnc.com>
To: gregparker1 <GregParker1@compuserve.com>
CC: Mark Petry <mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>, gregparker1 <110404.153@compuserve.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, dave bohm <davebohm@azstarnet.com>, "Charles O'Toole" <chasmary@worldnet.att.net>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike
References: <200009301154_MC2-B539-D1CA@compuserve.com>


Last I heard, he was in Niles, MI.

Brian Baylis
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> Was (is) his shop in Glen Ellyn or Wheaton, Illinois.....?
>
> Greg Parker
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> From: "Mark Petry", INTERNET:mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net
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> "dave bohm", INTERNET:davebohm@azstarnet.com
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> CC: "Charles O'Toole", INTERNET:chasmary@worldnet.att.net
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> Date: 9/28/00 6:16 PM
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> RE: RE: [Classicrendezvous] Doug Fattic at interbike
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> 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
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org]On Behalf Of dave bohm
> Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 12:13 PM
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> 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