> Can anyone fill me in as to who is behind the company, who designed and
> then made their stuff, and when and where they started.
I ran across an ancient Palo Alto catalog when organizing my junk, and this was in my mind. I recall Jobst saying something about Palo doing domestic tire manufacture when European sew-ups were not being reliably imported. Soooo.... Jobst Brandt, Palo Alto Bicycles, and Avocet: what's the connection?
Awaiting another lesson in left coast bicycle history,
Christopher Oliver, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sometimes it just pays to be a plastic bicycle.