Re: [CR]Tonard anyone?


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Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 01:10:34 -0600
From: "Mitch Harris" <mitch.harris@gmail.com>
To: henox <henox@icycle.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Tonard anyone?
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cc: Ben Kamenjas <kamenjas@gmail.com>
cc: Ben Kamenjas

I'd love to find one of Tonard's fittings that allows you to quickly attach and detach a Carradice to a Brooks saddle.

Mitch Harris Little Rock Canyon, Utah

On 8/8/07, henox <henox@icycle.net> wrote:
>
> Subject: [CR]Tonard anyone?
>
>
> Ben asked:
>
> > Hey Coolio's.
> >
> > local to me is a Tonard (of London) frame and fork being auctioned on
> > ebay. ???
> >
> > No relation but seems interesting enough and I got a hunch about this
> > frame. I haven't seen or heard anything about the make so thought to
> > point it out thinking other cats here might be curious too.
>
> I don't know a great deal about Tonard frames but I did go through their
> basement London "works" once in the 1970's.
>
> The firm's name was Tonard Brazing and they were a "contract" builder of
> frames for other retailers and manufacturer. I've never seen a frame labeled
> Tonard but they might have done. Richard Sachs had more opportunity to get
> to know the owner than I did.
>
> Tonard also built racks from steel rod (a bit like Karrimor) and I later
> imported/distributed their racks for several years.

>

> Hugh Enox