It may a Ron Kitchings or early Ron Kit built Lambert. I think the dro
pouts, top eyes, lugs and braze-ons are right. The early bikes wit
h a threaded BB are uncommon. The fork replacement is a hint pointing
toward Lambert. Looks like it was built up with whatever parts were ar
ound including some gems from our persepective today.Joe Bender-Zanoni
Great Notch, NJ----- Original Message -----From: bhufford3@mchsi.
comDate: Sunday, May 21, 2006 12:31 pmSubject: Re: [CR]M
ystery Bike Pedals (well, to me anyway)To: Classicrendezvous@bikel
ist.org> > I picked up a mystery bike at a local swap this weekend
and > I'm trying to> > identify parts. (I'll try to get pi cs of the re-paint frame, > etc. > > tomorrow with better ligh t)> > Here are pics of the rest of the bike. Not much to look at,
but > maybe you can > help in figuring out what the frame might be.
> > http://home.mchsi.com/~shufford/bike.html> > The b ike comes in at about 23.5 pounds on the bathroom beam > scale (I co uldn't > locate my hanging scale), minus the saddle. The seattu be ID > seems to be about > 26.6 mm with the best of my measuring (the 26.0 post was shimmed > at the top > with a 1" long shim)).
The top tube OD is 26.0 mm. The down > tube is 29.1 mm > (? ?). The seat tube is 28.6 at the base but 29.1 at the top > ( flared by an > over agressive seatpost insertion at some point?).
I thought if > the frame was > French that it would have a 26.0 t op tube and 28.0 mm seat and > down tubes > typically. I didn' t get a photo of if, but there is a pentagon > shaped shifter > cl amp stop on the bottom of the down tube.> > No markings that I can
find. The frame appears to have been > powder coated, > but I' m really not sure how to tell.> > Thanks for any other help you ca n offer.> > Bob Hufford> Springfield, MO> ______