[CR]Constructeur vs. Framebuilder

Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 20:36:58 -0700
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Jan Heine <heine@mindspring.com>
Subject: [CR]Constructeur vs. Framebuilder

I just want to clarify that I don't consider constructeurs superior to framebuilders or vice versa. Each does their craft, and each produces wonderful bikes. For a racing bike, I'd go to a framebuilder. For a randonneur or touring bike, I'd go to a constructeur.

Jan Heine, Seattle