Re: [CR]Taylor Brothers video excerpt.

(Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente)

Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 15:53:13 -0500
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: "John Betmanis" <johnb@oxford.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Taylor Brothers video excerpt.
In-Reply-To: <000e01c87645$9b506f60$4101a8c0@user739ccd71cc>


At 05:57 PM 23/02/2008 -0000, Nic Henderson wrote:
>Hi All, With encouragement from Bob Freeman I have been busy digitising
>some VHS tapes and putting them on Youtube. I have just done a tape sent
>to me by Patrik Tegner about the Taylors showing Norman and Jack
>building a frame. Also shown is Cinelli frame builder Mario Camilotto in
>a clean workshop creating a Cinelli frame, Mario uses 'angle patterns
>and feeler gauges' to check his frames as opposed to the Taylor Brothers
> who 'eye up' the newly brazed frame by a window to make sure it is
>aligned correctly. The Raleigh lightweight cycle division in Nottingham
>are also shown briefly. This is not the 'Bike Brothers' video (which I
>shall put on YouTube shortly).
>
>
>
>I always wondered who built the Cinelli frames, I wonder if he created
>the 'Laser' frames? I always thought they were 'born'!! Enjoy!
>
>http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=TMA8X5pk2kI

Very nice! By coincidence, Dave Moulton just recently did a blog entry on framebuilding techniques, where he also goes into the brazing sequence an dhow it affects frame alignment.

http://davesbikeblog.blogspot.com/2008/02/framebuilding-faqs.html

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario
Canada