Re: [CR] Question about "Shorter" frame

(Example: Framebuilding:Restoration)

Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 18:29:25 +0100
From: "Hilary Stone" <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>
To: kevin sayles <kevinsayles@tiscali.co.uk>
References: <63905F71CF9A794F80217187D219FA4B798D@EX07.ad.tulane.edu> <D3C1DE960B2F42178D5E7A6C41F06000@kevinPC>
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Cc: "Strickler, George M Jr." <gstrickler@tulane.edu>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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."
> <gstrickler@tulane.edu>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> 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.