RE: [CR]Question about remaining British frame shops...


Example: Framebuilders

From: "Peter Koskinen" <peter@prkbikes.com>
To: "'Mike Schmidt'" <mdschmidt@patmedia.net>, <OROBOYZ@aol.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Question about remaining British frame shops...
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 23:28:10 -0500
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Condor is still in business at their same location at 90 Greys Inn Rd, London. I saw one of their new bikes this past November at Ironman Florida. It was very nicely done.

Peter Koskinen Chapel Hill, NC

-----Original Message----- From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Mike Schmidt Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 8:18 PM To: OROBOYZ@aol.com; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Subject: Re: [CR]Question about remaining British frame shops...

Dale,

Bob Jackson does Hetchins, correct? What about Thorn? They make some fine touring bikes similar to our own Bruce Gordon. They also have an
interesting website.
Mike Schmidt
Stirling, NJ


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Subject: [CR]Question about remaining British frame shops...



> We've just closed shop for the day and are sitting here talking after work,
> thinking how much fun it would be to visit the British frame makers and see how
> they do it, jigs, torch or hearth, whether or not they do their own paint,
> etc... Then we were thinking, who is left... with actually real, active
> workshops? So there should be Bob Jackson, Woodrup, Charles Roberts, Mercian, Ellis
> Briggs (?), Ron Cooper, Arthur Caygill (?), Trevor Jarvis, Alex Moulton, Dave
> Yates, Hetchins, Pashley(?), Dawes (?)
>
> Who is missing? Surely there are other small builders.
>
> What about it gang?
>
> Dale Brown
> Greensboro, North Carolina