Re: [CR] Question about "Shorter" frame

(Example: Framebuilding:Restoration)

Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 18:29:25 +0100
From: "Hilary Stone" <>
To: kevin sayles <>
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Cc: "Strickler, George M Jr." <>,
Subject: Re: [CR] Question about "Shorter" frame

Yes some of the frames were made by Barry Chick - but not all I think. Barry Chick was a very fine framebuilder (who also built under his own name) and they can be exceptionally nice frames.

Hilary Stone, Bristol, British Isles

kevin sayles wrote:
> I could be wrong, but I think it was Barry Chick who made Shorter
> frames........I'm sure Norris or someonelse will know for sure.
> They where made popular by the charismatic time trialist Alf
> Engers......and some of the frames where very 'short' indeed!
> Cheers Kevin Sayles
> Bridgwater Somerset UK
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Strickler, George M Jr."
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> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, August 07, 2009 12:51 PM
> Subject: [CR] Question about "Shorter" frame
>> Does anyone on the list know anything about Shorter frames? My son
>> bought one set up as a fixed-gear off of Craig's list. It is a lugged
>> frame with nice long pointed lugs. The seat cluster is the fastback
>> design like the old Raleigh Pros.
>> George Strickler
>> Walden, Vt.