Re: [CR]80s Ochsner question


Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 15:40:07 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]80s Ochsner question
To: krawls@visuallink.com, "photo1@osmiumtet.com" <photo1@osmiumtet.com>
In-Reply-To: <606a6fe0706061512g7fdb9072q72bdb2780e8ee98@mail.gmail.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I remember Lickton's selling Ochsner frames, and I used to think this was Lickton's house brand. What was the connection there? Or was Lickton's just one of several dealers?

Regards,

Jerry Moos

krawls <krawls100@gmail.com> wrote: We used to sell those. They also made a frame out of Columbus SL. As I recall the SL frames were always red and the Aelle frames were blue.

Nice frames.........

Karen Rawls Winchester VA today Greensboro NC tomorrow USA

On 6/6/07, photo1@osmiumtet.com wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> I live in Lexington KY and have several bikes. The bikes I have that are
> relavent to the group are a 1975 Woodrup Star Trophy Model, Mid 80's
> Woodrup, mid 80s Puch Mistral Leader, 1983 Mercian Touring bicycle, and
> last but not least a 1980s vintage Ochsner. I have a quick question that
> I was hoping someone could answer.
>
> Were all the 80's Ochsner's built of
>
> COLUMBUS AELLE
> TUBI SPECIALI
> IN ACCIAIO
> AL CARBONIO
> MANGANESE.
>
> Or did they use other types of steel? The tubing decal on mine is gone so
> I'm curious.
>
> http://www.osmiumtet.com/bike/ochsner1.html
>
> http://www.osmiumtet.com/bike/ochsner5.html
>
> Included link to pic if you need to look.
>
> thanks,
>
> Roland Hilgarth
> Lexington KY