actually i really like/love lugged bikes, regardless of how they were delivered. thankfully these older builders kept the lines together in the process.
thanks to kenny howard on this, aka brian baylis. channeling Von Dutch.
in alexandria, va 22308
where the moon and the stars,
sleep over a wizard.
I think the answer to Jack's question is something like "whenever he felt like it"; which I think is early 70's.
And yes, Robert, in that sense lugs do not matter. The intersection of the two tubes and their being joined together inside the lug with a fillet of brazing material is where the strength of bicycle frame joints comes from. Babies however, come from storks. ;-)
La Mesa, CA
Not from Earth, thankfully.
... not sure about that, but there's one in the neighborhood here. white and red. those diamond shapes nearly sheared (i know, a word some of the folks on this list may not know :)) nearly cut the latter half of the lugs off. seen it on another biachi lugs. apparently lugs do not matter.
blair the cat clair
alexandria, va 22308
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