I too saw this bike and tried to talk him down ( its in really bad shape) to no avail... I have talked to him a couple of times about it since then. It would be a really cool project. It's a shame that it's leaving the city, we need more bikes like this for people to see at shops, so they know it's not all lance and carbon fiber. Jeremy "tried to sell my fair share of carbon and mod bikes today" Haynes Kansas City MO
> Chris Smedley from Bicycle Shack had it at the swap meet here back in July
> and it is in very fine shape. Lots of fine vinty components for the money
> ($350 at the time if memory serves). It'll likely get parted out to restore a
> diamond frame....which would be rather sad. Yep....prewar was my guess.
> Calvert Guthrie
> In a message dated 12/7/2001 7:53:50 PM Central Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > Yup--it's a "mixty"! And it is very cool.
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1044827436
> > Anyone know anything about the marque. Seems kinda hard to imagine a
> > luxury
> > item like this made in France in 1941, eh? If the tag is correct, it would
> > seem to have to be made in pre-occupation.