Re: [CR]Internet find: incredible Aluminium bike from 1896


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From: "cmontgomery" <cmontgomery15@cox.net>
To: "CR List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, <martin@team-ware.de>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Internet find: incredible Aluminium bike from 1896
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 18:51:35 -0700
cc: Jan Heine <heine93@earthlink.net>


> Has this been brought to the lists attention yet?
>
> someone posted pictures of an absolutely amazing racer from 1896 made by
> the "Lu-Mi-Num" company of St. Louis. Its made from cast aluminium and
> has certain resemplances to a Cinelli Laser :)
>
> http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008/nov/4/MattMcNeece.htm
>
> also fork crown and integrated headset look very modern...
>
> Martin Appel
> Munich, Germany

Vol. 3 No. 4 (Summer 2005) of BQ has an article called "The Great Territorial Race of 1894." In it one of the riders rode a Lu-Mi-Num. I believe there may be a photo of one also, can't remember.

Craig Montgomery
Tucson