Re: [CR] Report on Larz

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Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 08:13:57 -0400
From: "David G. White" <whiteknight@burlingtontelecom.net>
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Report on Larz


Hi George,

It was a pleasure meeting you in person at Larz and seeing your bikes.

Best,

David

David G. White Burlington, VT

George Hollenberg wrote:
> Among the most spectacular bikes there was your Art Stump-a real
> "killer". Eddie Albert's Caminade was also a show stopper, and Steven
> Maasland's early De Rosa was a pleasure to look at- I really Iiked the
> Ottusi saddle too.
> Regards and congratulations to all,
> George
> George Hollenberg MD
> Ct, USA
>
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 9:26 AM, David G. White
> <whiteknight@burlingtontelecom.net
> <mailto:whiteknight@burlingtontelecom.net>> wrote:
>
> I saw CR listmember Steve Kinne at Larz too.
>
> David
>
> David G. White
> Burlington, VT
>
> David G. White wrote:
>
> Also seen at Larz this year: Norm Lafleur who took away a
> prize for his Legnano in the category of Best Restored Track
> Bike. Eddie Albert also received an award -- although I don't
> recall which bike of category (sorry Eddie). Steve Massland
> had a wonderful 1930s Bianchi city bike along with a 60s
> vintage Derosa.
>
> Cheers!
>
> David
>
> David G. White
> Burlington, VT
>
> David Bean wrote:
>
> I got down to Larz after the awards were handed out.
> Attendance looked
> pretty good and the swap meet aspect was good. I was
> particularly thrilled
> to see David White's fabulous Art Stump drillium deluxe
> bike (photos of it
> before David cleaned up the corrosion are on the CR
> website). It took an
> award for best restored, I believe. David said that the
> "restoration"
> didn't involve painting at all - more like endless
> cleaning up.
> "Restoration" - a word that means a lot of different
> things to different
> people!
>
> David Bean
> Arlington, MA USA
> beandk at are-see-enn dot com
>
> Dwight Bowen wrote:
>
> I also attended Larz today as a custom frame builder. It
> was my first time and I didn't know what to expect. I was
> pleasantly surprised and talked with a lot of people that
> enjoy many types of bikes.
> I also was hoping to meet Peter Weigle and Richard Sachs.
> I had one of Richards old bikes with me and was hoping to
> talk with him about it.
>
> Regards,
> Dwight
> Dwight Bowen
> Bowen Bicycle Works
> http://www.bowenbicycles.com http://www.bowenbicycles.com
> (860) 836-9765
> bowenbicycles@sbcglobal.net
> <mailto:bowenbicycles@sbcglobal.net>
>
> --- On Sun, 8/9/09, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos
> <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net <mailto:jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>>
> wrote:
>
>
> From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net
> <mailto:jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>>
> Subject: [CR] Report on Larz
> To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> <mailto:Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Date: Sunday, August 9, 2009, 5:32 PM
>
> Attended Larz today for the first time in a few years.
> Saw some CR guys there, Steven Maasland, Eddy Albert, Ken
> Denny, Jason Cloutier, the guys from Via in Philly,
> Maurice was involved in the organizing. May have missed
> other CR guys, we don't always know the faces connected
> with the names here, and there wasn't an organized CR
> function.
>
> The classic content was lower than last time I attended.
> More baloon-tires and "muscle bikes" than in the past.
> Best In Show went to a motorized baloon-tired Schwinn. I
> had expected to maybe see Richard Sachs and Peter Weigle,
> but didn't see either there. There were a couple of young
> guys from Providence RI who build some interesting custom
> steel frames under the name Circle Cycles or maybe Circle
> "A" Cycles. Somehow young builders seem to continue to be
> attracted to the craft.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, Texas, USA
>
>
>
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> George Hollenberg MD
> CT, USA