[CR]RE: Colors of Moto_pecan Grand Records

Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse

From: Mark Bulgier <mark@bulgier.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 23:05:55 -0800
Subject: [CR]RE: Colors of Moto_pecan Grand Records

Dale writes:
> I recently had a silver with black head tube and seat band
> Grand Record in
> the shop to have work done on it.. They did (do?) exist!

Thank you!
> The prettiest, nicest made Moto-pecans I ever sold in the shop were
> silver-lilac metallic Le Champions, maybe in 1978 or 79....
> They honestly had
> very little semblance to other Motos, even differing a lot
> from earlier and
> later Le Champions. .. Looked like a specialty frame maker
> had done them
> under contract. Very crisp and clean lug work, bordering on
> true artisan made
> machines.

I remember the silver lilac Le Champ - or was it called Team Champion? IIRC, it had angled-chisel stay ends at the dropout, a fashion I mostly associate with high-end Japanese frames. Perhaps Columbus tubing too, or am I thinking of later machines?

Mark Bulgier