Re: [CR]Re: Aluminium bikes, pieces of crap and other nonsense...


From: "Rick Chasteen" <rchasteen@kc.rr.com>
To: "Hilary Stone" <hilary.stone@tesco.net>, <OROBOYZ@aol.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <B786405E.571%hilary.stone@tesco.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Aluminium bikes, pieces of crap and other nonsense...
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 16:05:12 -0500


What!!!!!!?????????? Fifty and sixty year old aluminum frames!!!!!????????? Impossible!!!!!!! They are excremental!!!!!!! They break!!!!!!! Ask the List!!!!!!

Rick Chasteen, Kansas City


----- Original Message -----
From: Hilary Stone
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Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2001 4:47 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Aluminium bikes, pieces of crap and other nonsense...



> There are certainly some aluminium frame bikes of CR interest. I have two
> French frames that surely qualify - a Pierre Collin from about 1939.........Finally it should not be forgotten that Mercier built quite large
> quantities of aluminium framed bikes both utility and racing in the 40s and
> 50s. These survive quite well.

>

> Hilary Stone