Re: [CR] Ebay Paris Galibier-3Qs

Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 06:34:21 -0800 (PST)
From: Don Wilson <>
Subject: Re: [CR] Ebay Paris Galibier-3Qs
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

This beautiful Paris Galibier's top tube consists of two small diameter tubes welded together.

1. What's a correct term for this sort of twin tube construction? Bivalent?

2. What was the advantage of twin tube construction?

Don Wilson
Los Olivos, CA

--- Michael Butler wrote:

> Thought I would point this rare Paris Galibier out
> to
> the list. The frame still appears to be in its
> original paint and has the seat clamp fitted a'la
> "The
> London-Italian R.C." fashion. Who remembers this
> very
> flashy club who brightened up very drab British
> Sunday
> Winter mornings?
> The forks on the Paris have the later "du Monde"
> style
> fork crown and its my guess that this is possibly
> one
> of the very last Galibiers made.
> Very interesting frame well worth having a bid on
> but
> whats with the description PARIS GALIBIER FRAME SET
> C
> 1950 HETCHINS?
> What has Hetchins got do with Paris, peculiar item
> title.
> Happy bidding and I hope its back out on the lanes
> soon.
> Thats all for now. Keep those wheels spinning, in
> your memories if not still on the road. Be lucky
> Mick Butler Huntingdon UK.

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