Fwd: [CR]Malvern Star 2 Star ID

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Date: Sun, 28 May 2006 17:27:26 -0700 (PDT)
From: Arthur Link <artlink@flash.net>
Subject: Fwd: [CR]Malvern Star 2 Star ID
To: classic rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

For all things Malvern Star contact Rolf Lunsmann at lunsman@tpg.com.au the keeper and chronicler of the Marque. Also log onto the Canberra Cycling Musueum website which has some info as well as a link to Ozpushies the Aussie bike forum. Art Link,remembering the vets at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio,TX

geoff duke <g.duke@civenv.unimelb.edu.au> wrote: Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 10:16:11 +1000 To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org From: geoff duke <g.duke@civenv.unimelb.edu.au> Subject: [CR]Malvern Star 2 Star ID

On Friday I was shown a Malvern Star 2 Star frame.It has virtually no original paint left on it but has a couple of interesting (to me anyway) features.It has a Cyclo derailleur bracket on the chain stay and a set of unusual rear dropouts.I am sure I have seen a picture of these or something similar before but cannot find it.They are horizontal road drops with a separate vertical slot closer to the stay.They also have a horn that comes down from the beginning of the drop and would perhaps make inserting a wheel in the frame easier.The serial number of the frame is #121228 if any one out there has a register of Malvern Stars and can tell me anything about this frame.It does not belong to me and is not for sale but I am interested in its origins and despite being an Australian have never seen a Malvern Star with Cyclo attachments.Anyone care to comment, Geoff Duke in wet Melbourne Australia,The home of Malvern Star