[CR]Re: Rene Herse pictures - 1st pic


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From: "Thomas Rawson" <twrawson@comcast.net>
To: "Aldo Ross" <aldoross4@siscom.net>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 09:41:55 -0800
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Subject: [CR]Re: Rene Herse pictures - 1st pic

Achh, I made a mistake. Source of pics was RH Classics from France. Whos that? Sorry

Tom Rawson
Oakland, CA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Aldo Ross"
To: "Thomas Rawson" ;
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 7:49 AM
Subject: Re: Rene Herse pictures - 1st pic



> Some interesting details in the first Herse pic, from 1945-49:
>
> http://www.pianosromantiques.com/images/godartearly.jpg
>
> Very delicate mounting of the headlamp.
>
> Splash guard nearly reaches the road when the front wheel is straight.
>
> Does it look like the splash guard is made from rubber?
>
> Splash guard is attached behind the garde-boue (mud
> guards/fenders/parafanghi) a few inches from the bottom. Is there a
> special fitting of some sort?
>
> No bottles or cages.
>
> 36 spokes, front and rear.
>
> 1 inch of seatpost showing, handlebars at saddle height. (Tell me again,
> bikeshop boy - What size do I ride?)
>
> Is there a special tool to reach the brake lever from the drops? ;-) I
> don't think my stubby fingers would ever get there.
>
> At first glance it appears that the bike weighs at least half as much as
> the rider.
>
> Aldo Ross
> Middletown, Ohio
>
> ---- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas Rawson" <twrawson@comcast.net>
> To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 8:36 PM
> Subject: [CR]Rene Herse pictures
>
>
>> Found this link while perusing EBay - Paris Bicycles:
>>
>> http://www.pianosromantiques.com/projetRH.html
>>
>> Nice pics of Herse Bicyles. Anyone know who this is? Would like to find
>> out what Im looking at.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Tom Rawson
>> Oakland, CA