[CR]Now: Frank Spivey Was: Speaking of Drillium


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 12:31:01 -0700
To: CR RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Now: Frank Spivey Was: Speaking of Drillium

Marty Eison wrote:
> Back in the heyday of Drillium, Bicycle Guide ran an article
> (which is reproduced on Mark Bulgiers site?) Lighter than Air
> which featured a very nicely drilled Nuovo Record Gruppo.
> That particular gruppo, especially the peace sign in the rear
> derailleur
> always struck me as the height of the practice.
> Can anyone tell me a) Who drilled that gruppo,
> and b) Does anyone know of it's present location?
>
> Dale, there SHOULD be a baroque Drillium contest at Cirque,
> it would make for an interesting exhibit.

That article was written in May of 1990 about the '70s, and talks about Frank Spivey modifying that derailleur. http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Articles/

Many more pictures of Frank Spivey's parts and the fixtures he used to drill the parts are on my Velo-Retro web site. http://www.velo-retro.com

Frank is alive and well, a runner now not a rider.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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