Re: [Classicrendezvous] Blast, Middlemore's in Coventry

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From: <CYCLESTORE@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 01:15:00 EDT
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Blast, Middlemore's in Coventry
To: Hilary.Stone@tesco.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Greetings Hilary,

Thank you kindly for correcting my misinformation. Wasn't it Wrights Saddles that was purchased by Brooks and also of Nottingham that could have confused this hapless clown? Wasn't it Robin Hood that dated Maid Marion dwelling in Nottingham as well?

Yours in Cycling,

Gilbert Anderson

Bicycle Outfitter

Raleigh, NC USA

email: cyclestore@aol.com

In a message dated 10/21/00 3:35:18 PM, Hilary.Stone@Tesco.net writes:

<< Middlemores were based in Coventry, Brooks in Nottingham! Middlemores was not quite in the same league as Brooks, their saddles tended to sag rather quicker. Middlemores went on to become the first distributor for Shimano in Britain. They were not bought by Brooks. Hilary Stone >>