Re: [CR]Constructeurs? NOW Wave of the future


Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi

From: "Olof Stroh" <olof@stroh.nu>
To: <hersefan@comcast.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <111320051611.22280.437765CF0007FA00000057082200761064020E000A9C9D0A08@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Constructeurs? NOW Wave of the future
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 18:01:05 +0100


Mike Kone wrote:
> Grant's bikes were an effort to solve some of the problems, but his non-integrated approach makes the bike's use combersome. Rear bags hanging off seats (hitting the riders behind), zip-tied fenders, no provision for internal lighting systems. Sure his bikes address the issues in a roundabout way, but but the whole is ungainly and not as seemless to the rider.
>
> The construteur approach gets it all in a nice package with no excuses. And the advantage is the constructeur bike offers endless opportunties for the craftsmanship and innovation that folks like Peter Weigle, Bruce Gordon - and shorty Brian Baylis can wow us with.