Re: [CR] F.C Parkes frame

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Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 12:44:00 -0500
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
From: "John Betmanis" <>
In-Reply-To: <006901c99442$ecc16720$2f01a8c0@danbarbpc>
Subject: Re: [CR] F.C Parkes frame

At 11:39 AM 21/02/2009 -0500, Barb and Dan Artley wrote:
>Hi John,
>That bracket would be on what I started out with in my youth, it ties
>down the lever arm for a coaster brake. Nice looking frame, actual
>e-bay item #: 150328117168

When I lived in the UK in my youth in the 1950s I never saw one coaster brake. I only heard about them being popular in Continental Europe from my parents. The first ones I ever saw was when we emigrated to Canada. Anybody know how common these were in England?

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario