Re: [CR]Early Rene Herse/Goeland

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Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 07:27:29 -0700
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>, alex m <>,
From: Jan Heine <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Early Rene Herse/Goeland

At 7:16 AM -0700 7/16/07, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
>Speaking of Grant's auctions and of Goeland, Grant is also offering
>this Goeland porteur:
> But I'm puzzled. The frame has what appears to be a chainstay
>brazeon for and old style Cyclo or Simplex RD, but it's on the wrong
>chainstay, i.e. on the left chainstay rather than the right. Is
>this for something else, or did Goeland make a left-hand drive
>machine, which seems unlikely?

It's a mount for the drum brake arm. Also note the reinforcement tube between seat and chain stays to take the torque.

That bike is a clear example where the whole is worth more than its parts. And thus, it's offered as a "kit." Tempting...

Jan Heine Editor Bicycle Quarterly 140 Lakeside Ave #C Seattle WA 98122 --