[CR]Now: Ted Ernst Was: Rickert


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Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 14:40:10 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <59807.146.152.216.2.1082408625.squirrel@webmail.nac.net>
Subject: [CR]Now: Ted Ernst Was: Rickert

Ray Homiski wrote:
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> One last thing, the gentleman told me and had written on a sign that the
> bike was purchased from Ted Ernst. That meant nothing to me at the time
> till my friend told me that he was a well known racer in the 50s and 60s.
> Well I looked it up and he was right. In fact I looked and at the bottom
> of the seat tube there was the bike shop name. Ted Ernst bicycle of
> Manhattan Beach. Actually it says something more like Manhattan Beach
> bicycles made for Ted Ernst. Nice to have some provenance to go along with
> the deal.

Ray, here's some pictures of Ted Ernst giving a talk at Velo Rendezvous:

http://www.velo-retro.com/vrII2.html http://www.velo-retro.com/vrII3.html

A nicer guy you'll never meet!

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California http://www.velo-retro.com (timelines, reprints and t-shirts)

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