Re: [CR]Ernie Clement frame?


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From: OROBOYZ@aol.com
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 12:54:34 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Ernie Clement frame?
To: brucerobbins@supanet.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 6/3/2003 9:19:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time, brucerobbins@supanet.com writes:

<< I've been offered a 1952 Ernie Clement fillet brazed frame but don't know a lot about him other than that he once kissed Jean Kent on the CR British Isles page. I know he went on to design some Falcons but does anyone know anything about his own, earlier bikes? >>

I cannot verify this, but my understanding was that Ernie never built bikes but had his name applied to them. He was the top manager at Falcon in the 1960s and 70s. The history of that particular bike would be interesting to know but my educated guess is that it came into being as part of an effort to capitalize on his popularity and fame as a racer...

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