Re: [CR] Drakkar Noir Bike /Name joinings....


Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse

From: "bikenut" <bikenut@gte.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BB10B918.45F33%tullio@TheRamp.net> <012001c33297$dcf80c80$e64efea9@oemcomputer>
Subject: Re: [CR] Drakkar Noir Bike /Name joinings....
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 10:39:21 -0700


Audi is the result of Audiwerke, DKW, Horch and Wanderer... Audi was D-B AG now owned by VW. Vintage content...somebody sell me a 57 cm Durkop, Diamant or a ..?

Matias Gorski Ingolstadt Shore, Ca

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> These names have all been joined , at some time , in some way , in the
> automobile making business :
>
> Audi
> Auto Union
> Austro Daimler
> Puch
> Steyr
>
> ( and if you really want to get confused , try sorting out the connections
> , and dis-connections , between Daimler of England , Austro Daimler ,
> and Daimler Mercedes ! )
>
> But , that bow & arrow symbol is an Austro Daimler symbol . They were
> using it for the hood ornaments of automobiles , way back in the 1930's .
> And they used it on the head badges of bicycles ! The bow is an obvious
> upper case D for Daimler . I've always guessed that the pointed head of
> the arrow was an upper case A ( on its side ) for Austro . But then ,
> I see faces and interesting shapes in the clouds too . . .
>
> Raoul Delmare
> Marysville Kansas
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Todd Kuzma" <tullio@TheRamp.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2003 11:35 AM
> Subject: [CR]Drakkar Noir Bike
>
>
> > We had a customer come in the shop today with a road bike labeled "Drakkar
> > Noir" (apparently a promotional product offered by the fragrance company).
> > A sticker on the seat tube says "Made by Velo Schauff in W-Germany."
> >
> > The hubs, derailleurs, shifters, and crank are Shimano, and all except the
> > hubs have kind of a bow and arrow logo engraved and filled in gold. The
> > date codes on the Shimano stuff appear to be IB and ID which would put it
> in
> > 1984, just outside the timeline. The brakes and brake levers are
> Weinmann.
> > The bars are L&E.
> >
> > Overall, the bike looks pretty good. Any info on Velo Schauff or the
> > Shimano components?
> >
> > Todd Kuzma
> > Heron Bicycles
> > LaSalle, IL 815-223-1776
> > http://www.heronbicycles.com