They were kinda the Schwinn of France in the 60's -70's. I've seen some top dog rides and junkyard bikes from them, though even the top end bikes I've seen weren't quite as nice as many other makers of the same time. That's about all I know. enjoy, Brandon"monkeyman"Ives
"Nobody can do everything, but if everybody did something everything would get done." Gil Scott-Heron
On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Sarah Gibson wrote:
> fellow bike freaks
> a guy came in the shop today with a nice old follis machine. pretty chromed
> headlugs, with cutouts that said follis at the top and lyon at the bottom.
> sort of a hodgepodge of parts. record hf front hub, normandy rear, grand
> sport rear der. weinmann centerpulls. huret shifters.
> anyway, he said he bought the bike used about 1960. he wanted to find out
> more about the company. told him i would see what i could find out. any info
> would be appreciated.
> Sarah Gibson * Old Town Cyclery * Lenexa * Kansas
> 13440 Sante Fe Trail
> Lenexa, KS 66215
> 913 894 5588
> 913 894 5553 fax
> http://www.oldtowncyclery.com/ (mapped)