Re: [CR]north american handmade bicycle show-KOF builders


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Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 08:23:10 -0800
Subject: Re: [CR]north american handmade bicycle show-KOF builders
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
From: Brandon Ives <brandon@ivycycles.com>
In-Reply-To: <20041209124217.60658.qmail@web81008.mail.yahoo.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

If you want to know more about Don-o checkout his site at: http://donwalkercycles.com/ Classic content is that Don raced at a very high level during the classic era. best, Brandon"monkeyman"Ives Cd'A, ID.

On Thursday, Dec 9, 2004, at 04:42 US/Pacific, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> I must say, this takes me totally by surprise. As a Houston resident,
> I thought I had a pretty good idea what was going on in town in
> connection with vintage/handmade bicycles, but I had no idea anyone
> was planning anything like this. I don't remember anyone EVER staging
> anything like this in Houston, which frankly, isn't known as a very
> cycling-friendly city, even though we do have a velodrome.
>
> Since Messrs. Sachs, Baylis and Boston are to be among the luminaries
> featured at this event, perhaps one of them can tell us more about how
> the event developed, what to expect at it, and some background on Don
> Walker, the organizer, who is evidently a framebuilder himself.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
>
>
>
> Roman Stankus <rstankus@mindspring.com> wrote:
> For those interested in a more in-depth understanding of the work that
> goes
> into the creation of great bicycle frames, a show for the promotion of
> the
> builders of handmade bicycle frames has been recently organized and
> will
> take place in Houston on 1/15-16 and will feature seminars by some of
> the
> KOF greats in the business. This is the first show of its kind and I
> hope
> to attend as a student of the craft. I have no other connection with
> the
> show. I am guessing this will be a relatively small affair compared to
> the
> big trade shows and I hope it will be a unique opportunity to learn
> firsthand from some of the great builders of our time.
>
>
>
> A more complete description of the show, its purpose, and the goings
> on can
> be found at http://www.handmadebicycleshow.com
>
>

>

>

> Roman Stankus

>

> Atlanta, Ga.