[CR]Re: Ron Cooper / Gillot


Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 00:19:25 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: stevens@veloworks.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <F39VJpjc0D543TuylJc0000acbc@hotmail.com>
Subject: [CR]Re: Ron Cooper / Gillot

Steven L. Sheffield wrote:
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> Was Ron still at Gillot in the 1960s?
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> http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=559407673
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> Wondering if this could possibly have been built by him.

Ron Cooper started at Gillott (two Ts) as an trainee in 1947 and worked through the sale of the company in 1963, until 1967 when orders had dwindled to nothing. He started his own cycle shop in Honor Oak in 1967. (Info from VCC Marque Enthusiast Derek Athey)

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, California