Dave, Excelto would be a very good choice. These were virtually unchanged from the late 30's to the early 1960.s. Best wishes Mick Butler Huntingdon UK.
On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 13:37:04 -0700 (PDT), "dave martinez"
> Hello All,
> I'm taking delivery on a circa 40s-50s 650B French ladies bike. Its made
> by an obscure builder (Ondet?). Despite being a mixte frame, the bike is
> very light and was built up using high performance components of the day.
> It originally came with a wheelset built around Maxicar hubs. The wheels
> were not included with the purchase.
> I need to build a wheelset, but I dont want to spend more on the correct
> 40s era Maxcars than I spent purchasing the Ondet.
> What would be the alternatives to 40s or 50s Maxicar?
> Would anyone have such a hubset for sale or trade? I need 36 hole.
> Dave Martinez
> Fremont Ca
> welcome back nitro!