Re: [CR]British marques update for Thomas Rawson

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From: "stevens" <>
To: "brucerobbins" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [CR]British marques update for Thomas Rawson
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 20:37:08 -0700
In-Reply-To: <003a01c335f6$8ff179a0$7abc28d5@bruce>
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Not to mention my Ron Cooper website, with any and all associated Gillott info I've been able to get my hands on.

As always any additional info will be greatly appreciated.

Steven L. Sheffield stevens at veloworks dot com veloworks at worldnet dot ay tea tee dot net bellum pax est libertas servitus est ignoratio vis est ess ay ell tea ell ay kay ee sea aye tee why you ti ay aitch aitch tee tea pea colon [for word] slash [four ward] slash double-you double-yew double-ewe dot veloworks dot com [four word] slash

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From: brucerobbins
Sent: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 01:05:57 +0100
Subject: [CR]British marques update for Thomas Rawson

> From: "Thomas Rawson" <>
> "I have been
> waiting for our British friends who wanted to revolt and secede
> last year to start their own website about British Marques to
> speak up. Tell me about Ephgrave, Gillot, Thanet etc etc.
> Really - bring it on."
> Thomas,
> Revolt and secede? Maybe I should have written my initial post about
> the French and British group in words of one syllable for the hard
> of understanding. I was the prime mover behind the abortive attempt
> to start the group. There was a huge amount of interest in this
> project-around 100 people wanted to sign up. In fact, weren't you
> one of them?I got fed up with the negative responses from a few
> people and it never got off the ground.
> However, your "British friends" have been doing their bit in their
> usual, understated, stiff upper lip way (ha, ha).
> I've got my Hobbs website at:
> Bob Reid has his Flying Scot website at:
> (mapped)
> And Norman Kilgariff has his website covering Holdsworth, Claud
> Butler and FH Grubb at:
> These are websites covering five British marques and, as far as I'm
> aware, none of us has revolted or seceded yet. (Bob's revolting but
> that's another matter.) I've got a lot of scans of British
> catalogues-including Selbach, Hetchins, LH Brookes, Thanet, RO
> Harrison, David, GA, Bates-that will be going up on my Hobbs website
> in due course. I don't think that's too bad.
> How's your contribution to the vintage bike scene coming along?
> As for your comments about Dale not owning the website, he can shut
> it down tomorrow if he wants. That's pretty conclusive-and probably
> pretty tempting, too.


> Bruce

> Dundee

> Scotland