Re: [CR] Reg Harris Bicycles


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From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Mick Butler" <pariscyclesuk@hotmail.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BAY16-F709wJXLBIOzw00026d7a@hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] Reg Harris Bicycles
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 05:57:38 -0500


His name also appeared on some Lambert bikes - these show up on eBay from time to time. Don't know if any other manifacturers made Reg Harris badged bikes.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mick Butler"
To:
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 1:18 AM
Subject: [CR] Reg Harris Bicycles



>
> Reg Harris Bicycles were made by him in Macclesfield no connection with
> Raleigh. He started this business when Raleigh aimed him out. Gerry Burgess
> (GB), Harry Haselton (Ex Elswick Hopper) and I believe Arthur Whatmough
> helped him get started. He was bloody fuming with Raleigh when they finished
> him.
> Peter is correct in saying that he won his British 1974 comeback sprint
> title on one of his old Raleigh track bikes, this was loaned to him for the
> event by Raleigh's.
> Reg Harris cycles was relatively short lived but there top of the range
> bikes were half decent.
> Ref: Two Wheels to the Top by Reg.
>
>
> Best wishes and be lucky. Michael Butler Huntingdon UK.