Re: [CR]A surfeit of Allegros


Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 19:41:53 -0700
From: Steve Maas <bikestuff@nonlintec.com>
To: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, CR RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]A surfeit of Allegros
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In-Reply-To: <947D9F0C-6976-4E43-A47B-06DA735E7EBE@earthlink.net>


Thanks, Chuck.

If anyone knows how to contact Peter, I'll make this offer: I'd be willing to host and maintain his site; I have plenty of space on my server. I have a special fondness for bikes that are outside the mainstream. Everyone knows about Masis, but...Allegros? There's a lot more to say, I think.

Steve Maas (who really needs to get out for a ride tomorrow around) Long Beach, California.

Chuck Schmidt wrote:
>
> On Jul 23, 2007, at 4:44 PM, Steve Maas wrote:
>
>> I've heard from quite a few Allegro owners recently, two just today.
>> One person sent me pictures of his barn find, a beautifully preserved
>> Allegro Special in nearly original condition. It even has the original
>> Stronglight 57 crank. There have also been some nice ones on eBay
>> recently.
>>
>> So...does anyone know what happened to Craig Griffith's wonderful
>> Allegro web site? I believe it was taken down some time ago, and I
>> haven't heard anything from Craig for quite a while, either. Since
>> then, I've lost the URL--if it has gone back up, I can't find it. Does
>> anyone know the story?
>>
>> Steve Maas
>> Long Beach,
>
>
> Archive-URL:
> http://search.bikelist.org/getmsg.asp?Filename=classicrendezvous.10512.1229.eml
>
> Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 13:38:29 -0800
> From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt(AT)earthlink.net>
> Subject: [CR]Now: Allegro web site Was: Need help identifying
> bike...probably
>
> Brandon Ives wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone
> > know what happened to that great Allegro/Mondia webpage from a while
> > back?
>
> http://www.allegrobicycles.com
>
> Looks like the web site is gone again. Peter Grenader interest in bikes
> comes and goes. Last time I checked he was back to composing electronic
> music. Use to work as a graphic designer.
>
> Chuck "still graphic design" Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, timelines & t-shirts)