Re: [CR]In defense of Bernard Carre

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Subject: Re: [CR]In defense of Bernard Carre
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 00:30:49 -0700

On Jul 4, 2007, at 11:19 PM, Alexander March wrote:
> I have posted this before, but check out
> I have the bike here by the computer and I can't see a
> detail on this bike that is not superb and of the top
> level. As nice or better than any Italian bike of the
> time.

Alex, it must just be me but I not very impressed when I see stays and forkends like this:

Compare that to these Italian examples of stays and forkends...

Here's a late 40s Masi: < 5755/2210843090055521085S600x600Q85.jpg> Here's a Pogliaghi: and another Pogliaghi: and a Cinelli:

According to my opinion (ATMO as e-RICHIE likes to say), no comparison, but of course that's only my opinion.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA