Re: [CR]Vitus or other Vitus look alike bike?

(Example: Production Builders:LeJeune)

Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2005 16:10:08 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Vitus or other Vitus look alike bike?
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Phil Scott wrote:
> I have a bike that what looks like to me as a vitus aluminum frame
> (Frame tubes anodized brown) lugs silver. It has all Shimano R-100 parts
> (off topic?) Who else made all aluminum frames other than Motobecane and
> Vitus. The bike has no markings on it other than a Shimano equipped
> decals.

Alan made one before either Vitus or Motobecane. TVT made a carbon fiber frame that looked very much like a Vitus Al frame; they may have made an Al version as well. And there was a Japanese bonded frame (Tange?) that looked like the Vitus.

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John (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA