[CR]Re: Odd protrusion, was: Faure bicycle


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Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 21:54:36 -0500
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From: "Roy H. Drinkwater" <roydrink@ptd.net>
Subject: [CR]Re: Odd protrusion, was: Faure bicycle

>Tom Sanders wrote:
>
>It may have the coolest integration of light to fender to something else
>(anybody know for sure just what it is?) that's round... several of us
>have speculated about it. <snip>
>-------------
>
>That is, I'd bet $$ to Bayliss Donuts, a cyclometer, perhaps driven
>off the belt you can vaguely see (larger diameter spool at hub end).
>Size and shape look a lot like the Huret, but clearly not the Bowden
>cable drive ("speedometer cable" I'm used to.
>
>wouldn't bet very many donuts, though...

Harvey wins! Also in the issue, Jan does say "Rumor has it that A. Faure was a 'horloger,' a clock maker." Also, " There were other Faures who made bikes, but none this elaborate."

Roy "charter subscriber" Drinkwater