Re: [CR]Rapallo pics

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Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 06:41:31 -0800 (PST)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Rapallo pics
To: L Travers <>, CR List <>
In-Reply-To: <>

Rapallo probably is a made-up name, as someone posted. This bike is French, late 60's to early 70's, relatively high-end. The lugs, brazeons, and use of chrome are almost identical to the 1972 Follis model 172 (3 Tubes 531 DB) I have been riding a lot lately. I think this is a repainted Follis 172 or the equivalent model from Bertin or LeJeune. Probably not Peugeot, Motobecane or Gitane, since I don't think they were using brazeon top tube cable guides much in the early 70's.


Jerry Moos Big Spring, TX

L Travers <> wrote: I have yet to take possession of this frame, but the seller kindly took some more pics at my request. It looks interesting. Link below, look in Rapallo album

I am thinking early 70s?
Lynn Travers
Hazelwood, MO