RE: [CR]Brit v Italian bikes

Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

From: "sam Lingo" <>
Subject: RE: [CR]Brit v Italian bikes
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 16:57:29 +0000

>From: Donald Gillies <>
>Subject: [CR]Brit v Italian bikes
>Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 18:20:22 -0700 (PDT)

>What other countries had the equivalent of "Hetchins" or "Carlton
>International" with such overblown lugwork? I'm not saying that
>overblown lugwork is something to be proud of, but diversity of
>offerings is what makes life interesting ...

Some of the fancy overblown lug work started here in America.The Early(1890s till 1903) G.J.s Ramblers has great curley lugs. And what a great model name,Only bicycle model to have a car named after it that I can think of.(many bicycle companys built cars and many cars took bicycle company names,Rambler was a model name of the G&J co.)

sam lingo pleasanton tx