[CR]Duri-Fort on Mercier?

Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

From: "Amir Avitzur" <avitzur@013.net.il>
To: "Anthony Mezzatesta" <mezzbike1@zoominternet.net>
References: <20040405051848.26051.qmail@web11906.mail.yahoo.com> <a05210675bc97061729a2@[]> <010d01c41d00$9ce3d940$387def18@zoominternet.net>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 19:22:32 +0200
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Duri-Fort on Mercier?


I'm rebuilding an old Mercier. It has a "28-26 M TUBES ALLEGES FABRIQUES POUR CYCLES MERCIER" decal. The previous owner said it was actually Durifort Tubing. Does that make sense?

Amir Avitzur In Passover-Celebrating Ramat-Gan, Israel

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Mezzatesta"
To: ; "Jan Heine"
Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2004 2:29 AM
Subject: Re: [CR] Now: Duri-Fort, was: CR Reynolds tubing?

> HI Jan,
> Durifort Was made by Ateliers De la Rive and was the predecessor to Vitus
> 172 which was a seamed double butted cromo steel, Durifort was a seamed
> double butted hi carbon steel, it was pretty heavy 1.1 x.9 if I recall
> correctly. I built about 10 frames with it when I first started building
> back in the early 70's. I still have a couple of Durifort decals. I got the
> sets from Vic Frasie of Paris Sport Cycles of N.J.
> God Bless
> Anthony Mezzatesta
> Mezzatesta Custom Cycles
> 914 Berkley Manor Dr.
> Cranberry Twp. PA 16066
> 724-778-8224
> Cell: 917-214-9229