Re: [CR]Anyone interested in a vintage Viscount?

(Example: Framebuilders:Bernard Carré)

Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 21:04:23 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: CR <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Anyone interested in a vintage Viscount?
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Dan Kehew wrote:
> I just got a Viscount, and a magnet sticks to the fork,
> and the fork paint is an exact match to the frame paint. As a blind
> man feeling the elephant's toe, I believe the death fork to be X-Games
> marketing hype and feel completely ripped off. Okay, didn't pay
> diddly for the bike, so let's amend that to "righteous dissatisfaction
> and a nagging cough."

After Yamaha purchased Viscount, most of the production was moved to Japan and consisted of generic, machine-built lugged steel frames and forks. The lugless, English-built Aerospace Pro quickly disappeared from their product line.

John (
Appleton WI USA