Re: [CR]French frame with split seat tube!


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From: <NortonMarg@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 13:10:25 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]French frame with split seat tube!
To: airart4@juno.com
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

In a message dated 10/21/03 9:14:28 AM Pacific Daylight Time, airart4@juno.com writes:


> Does anyone know of a French made frame that had a seat tube that was
> split to allow for a short wheel base. In other words the seat tube split
> and went around the wheel. The frame may have been produced in the 80s so
> if it is out of the CR time line please respond off list.
>

Hi Mike, That would be MecaCycle, made in St. Etienne and imported by Wm. Lewis Imports. The lower portion of the one I owned was made from two fork blades. I have some decals (that say "Turbo" along with the Vitus stickers) if anyone needs
them.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA