Re: [CR] vintage cars and vintage bikes

(Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse)

From: "ehbusch" <>
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Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 15:15:56 -0400
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Subject: Re: [CR] vintage cars and vintage bikes

My contribution here would be in the late 70's heading from the Jersey Shore to Trexlertown on a Friday night with my team mate Joe "Pingy" Pignataro, with his Colnago and my Roberts track bikes on the trunk rack of his I believe 1961 gold Jaguar XKE.....With the top down...

Ed Busch
Vonore, Tennessee - USA

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From: Kurt Sperry
Cc: classicrendezvous RENDEZVOUS
Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2009 2:46 PM
Subject: Re: [CR] vintage cars and vintage bikes

> Wearing a prodotti Campagnolo T-shirt to the Museo Ducati in Bologna
> also got me into a nice conversation with the museum curator at the
> factory's bar about vintage Italian bicycles. The first Ducatis were
> built on what looks in retrospect almost like a cross between classic
> '50s Italian steel and modern steel ATB frames:
> Kurt Sperry
> Bellingham, Washington
> 2009/3/26 David Cooper <>:
>> Vintage cars and vintage bikes go together very well. I have been in many
>> restoration shops besides mine that has a ceiling or corner full of
>> vintage
>> bicycles. I think it is a connection on several levels, including an
>> appreciation of fine mechanical work coupled with speed and handling of
>> the
>> best examples of each. Many car designers were also interested in
>> bicycles
>> including Bugatti, Delage, the people at Lotus, etc.
>> David Cooper
>> Chicago, IL_______________________________________________