[CR]"SMG", bicycles ?

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing:Falck)

From: "Robert Clair" <r.clair@cox.net>
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Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 17:12:50 -0500
Subject: [CR]"SMG", bicycles ?

... the lbs had in today something that looked very much like a mid-80's Lotus areo ... but ... ... but it had SMG decals, a number plate, some sort of engraved fork crowns, rainbow paint, a dual "pinned" seat tube, the usual aero crimped tubes, fillet braze joints, all internal cable routes, etc. ... and a hand cut drilled/fork end in the rear that has two wheel cut out/connections on each sides. it looks as the though the one closer to the bb will take a wheel into the crimped seat tube, like a Rigi effect. ... there were also hand cut letters on the side of the frame, the owners name, and an smg on a seat stay. it also came with a campy 50 th. ... the original invoice shows 5 francs (dimes) worth of something back in the day.

robert clair
alexandria, va 22308