At one time MICMA (MICMO?) were the manufaturers of Gitane bicycles (now made by/part of Cycleurope). I understand that Anquetil bikes were made in England by Carlton at one time. Ron Kitching sold Anquetil bikes in England but I don't know whether they were Carlton built or made by someone else.
Hugh Thornton Cheshire, England
In a message dated 10/11/2005 17:42:50 GMT Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
ANQUETIL: Produced in the UK and Macaliere, France. French models were ma de by MICMA.
Here is what I show in the Used Bike Buyers Guide. I believe I got the Fren ch part of this from a post by Norris Lockley within the last year that shou ld be in the archives. Lou Deeter, Orlando FL
-----Original Message----- From: sandranian <email@example.com> To: Mr Joe McKishen <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com Sent: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 09:21:30 -0800 (PST) Subject: Re: [CR]Jacques Anquetil Bike
I thought that Anquetil-badged bicycles were manufactured by Gitane...but I have not been able to inspect one close up, so I don't know for sure...just a the ory!
Yours was converted into a fixie.
Costa Mesa, CA