Re: [CR]BSA Bikes - Foldables for Paratroopers WWII ?

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Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 23:17:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: "r cielec" <teaat4p@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]BSA Bikes - Foldables for Paratroopers WWII ?
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <001001c7a4d1$8bc2fb80$0300a8c0@D8XCLL51>


Everyone: Thanks, very much. I thought this is an obscure machine and from the responses, it seems they are well known to everyone but me. Well, "ain't the first time and ain't gonna be the last".

Richard Cielec Chicago, Illinois; U.S.A.

----- Original Message ----- From: "r cielec" To: "Classic Rendezvous" Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 9:25 PM Subject: [CR]BSA Bikes - Foldables for Paratroopers WWII ?


> Ahoy !
>
> I heard of this second hand so, I cannot provide details.
>
> I am told that one of the televised Memorial Day holiday (formerly
> Decoration Day) programs with WWII film footage showed BSA made bicycles
> that were foldable and used by certain squads of paratroopers for quick
> travel between objectives.
>
> Has anyone seen one of these bicycles ?
> Anybody own one ?
>
> Can anyone corroborate or provide additional information ?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Richard Cielec
> Chicago, Illinois; U.S.A.
>
>
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