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

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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 <>

> 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 :)
> 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