I'm not certain, but I beleive Hurtu was a much larger maker - producing a fully integrated bike for much less than an Herse. Offered solid performance, and had some wierd/quirky designs, and was most prolific pre-war. Still not anything like an Herse, though, for innovation or build quality.
Mike Kone in Boulder CO
> Probably worth looking at also is the Hurtu being sold by same seller.
\r?\n> Item number: 7237247036
\r?\n> Be sure to click link at "click here".
\r?\n> or http://www.pianosromantiques.com/
\r?\n> They were around a while apparently.
\r?\n> Were they a small company or one man shop?
\r?\n> Anyone know proper pronuciation?
\r?\n> her too, or maybe it's hurt you?! : )
\r?\n> Pete Geurds
\r?\n> Douglassville, Pa