[CR]Re : For frame builders...Re: Helyett frame on eBay

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Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 10:03:46 +0000 (GMT)
From: "alex m" <alexpianos@yahoo.fr>
To: Dale Brown <oroboyz@aol.com>, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <8CABBFFCF446AE2-900-28FC@mblk-d40.sysops.aol.com>
Subject: [CR]Re : For frame builders...Re: Helyett frame on eBay


Hi Dale,

Bologna slice filled in sounds right to me, check out how it looks on an ea rlier 1939 Helyett

http://idata.blogmaster.fr/0/04/15/34/helyett-39/selle-elyett.jpg

Always interesting to see a prototype that explains how a later idea came a bout. That's one reason I like the really early 40s Rene Herses, besides th eir intinsic beauty.

Alexander March Bordeaux France

--- En date de : Ven 25.7.08, Dale Brown <oroboyz@aol.com> a écrit :
> De: Dale Brown <oroboyz@aol.com>
> Objet: For frame builders...Re: Helyett frame on eBay
> À: alexpianos@yahoo.fr, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Date: Vendredi 25 Juillet 2008, 1h54
> Re: eBay item # 360073075777
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> This is an interesting frame to look and to try to analyze
> the construction technique...
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> The seat stay tops are hard to figure out exactly how they
> did them... At first I presumed these was a? variation on
> the "squish and fill" in method that some cheaper
> frames use.. But looking at Alex's excellent photo:
> http://www.reneherse.com/images/9_0294.jpg
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> It almost looks like it was cut, ala a "bologna
> slice", and then filled with brazing material as are
> done with the smaller (lower) ends of seat and chain
> stays...
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> The fork crown is also unusual.
> http://www.reneherse.com/images/9_0108.jpg
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> Looks to be a fairly normal twin plate crown but with a
> downward pointing triangular bit of metal added to the
> outside.. Neat!
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> Dale Brown
> Greensboro, North Carolina USA
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: alex m <alexpianos@yahoo.fr>
> To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Sent: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:54 am
> Subject: [CR]Hugonnier Routens and Helyett frames on eBay
> (mine)
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> Items 320278578344 and 360073075777
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> Both stunning in their way, the Helyett is of the type
> ridden by Anquetil,
> the Hugonnier Routens is super rare and an object of great
> beauty.
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> Alexander March
> Bordeaux
> France


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