Re: [CR]Two odd outings

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Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 12:03:01 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Two odd outings

In a message dated 10/30/2005 11:45:01 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< Vintage Mercier eBay 4586175734 in China. This must be a scam, The seller has no eBay record and it is a one day sale, but what does he gain other than eight quid plus the shipping costs? It hardly seems worth the effort. If it is genuine and one of you buys it, I am owed a drink! >>

Odd indeed! It would be interesting to hear how that bike came to be in China....

In any event, that reminded me that the brand names Mercier, Motobecane, Windsor and Tommaso, all have been licensed and used by a USA based entrepreneur who has bike made in China and labeled with any of the above, selling them primarily by mail-order or Internet...


Dale Brown
Greensboro, NC USA