Re[2]: [CR]A point illustrated

(Example: Component Manufacturers)

Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 22:36:27 -0400
From: "dima" <dima@rogers.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re[2]: [CR]A point illustrated
In-Reply-To: <425793.11960.qm@web30611.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
References: <427248.58827.qm@web28009.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>


Hi,

Tuesday, September 4, 2007, 8:15:32 PM, Fred Rednor wrote:
> Nick,
> Very cool bike! The photo of the nice lug work at the joint
> of the top tube and seat tube should have been appreciated by a
> fair number of people.

BTW, that seat lug:

http://membres.lycos.fr/partspeekers/hpbimg/luggies.jpg

does look similar to this one:

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/French/Herse/chrome_tour/seat_clust er.jpg

And I think the graphics on Nick's bike also look not unlike some pics I've seen of RH bikes.


> But about that stem: To me it looks as though someone tried
> to "massage" a Pivo stem to make it look a bit smoother. Also,
> do you know the story with that extra long steering tube? It
> makes me wonder if the bike originally came with some sort of
> "clamp-on" stem, similar to the ones that René Herse often
> installed on his bikes.
> Cheers,
> Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)
> --- nick Bordo <nicbordeaux@yahoo.fr> wrote:
>> I know I've amused some people with my RH fun-poking antics,
>> and annoyed many others (to my great satisfaction). This
>> weekend, I bought in a beauty. No RH or Singer, but to my
>> eyes a beauty all the same, and well worth saving. So I'm
>> going to "save" her. You can see this bike and exactly why I
>> think it's important to preserve non-famous bikes at
>> http://membres.lycos.fr/partspeekers/ , please click on the
>> bottomost link to the left of page. I think it's called
>> "beautiful bike" or something. It's no stupid joke, I'm dead
>> serious on this one.
>>
>> Nick Bordo
>> Agen, 47, Aquitaine, France

--
Cheers,
Dmitry Yaitskov,
Toronto, Canada.