Re: [CR]70's French Constructeur Bike - Flickr Set

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Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 16:26:15 -0800
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]70's French Constructeur Bike - Flickr Set
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, Phil Brown <philcycles@sbcglobal.net>



--- On Sat, 1/10/09, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:


> From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: [CR]70's French Constructeur Bike - Flickr Set
> To: "Classicrendezvous@" <Bikelist.OrgRENDEZVOUSclassicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Phil Brown" <philcycles@sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Saturday, January 10, 2009, 6:24 PM
> Well, it is the same debate again, whether the most famous
> artisans are always the best or whether the best work is
> done by someone working in obscurity, but obsessed with the
> quality of the product. Didn't solve it last time,
> won't solve it now.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, Texas, USA
>
>
>
>
> --- On Sat, 1/10/09, Phil Brown
> <philcycles@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> > From: Phil Brown <philcycles@sbcglobal.net>
> > Subject: Re: [CR]70's French Constructeur Bike -
> Flickr Set
> > To: "Classicrendezvous@"
> <Bikelist.OrgRENDEZVOUSclassicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Date: Saturday, January 10, 2009, 5:01 PM
> > On Jan 10, 2009, at 2:19 PM, Jerome & Elizabeth
> Moos
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Beautiful bike. At the risk of starting another
> > thread like the one
> > > starti
> > > ng with the eBay Confente, I'll observe that,
> as
> > with Italian racing
> > > bikes,
> > > there were probably many French constructeurs
> who we
> > in America never
> > > hear
> > > d of who turned out bikes every bit as good as
> the big
> > names like
> > > Herse and
> > > Singer. This bike is a wonderful find. Always
> good
> > to discover
> > > unknown o
> > > r little known marques.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Jerry Moos
> > >
> >
> > With due regard to every one, cream rises to the top.
> If
> > you as good as
> > Herse or Masi or Confente you get to be known. If
> > you're not, even by a
> > little, you aren't. You don't get to be Rene
> Herse
> > by accident or luck.
> > and if you're as good as Herse, you get known.
> > Phil Brown
> > Berkeley, Calif.
> >
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