Re: [CR] Humber frame... Ooops!

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From: "Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
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Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 12:12:29 -0400
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Subject: Re: [CR] Humber frame... Ooops!


That would be a blast Dale - but, I think the commute would kill me! ;^)

Paul Williams, Ottawa, ON, Canada!

Dr. Paul B. Williams, BAH, MPhil, PhD Instructor, Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada


> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 11:09:56 -0400
> From: oroboyz@aol.com
> Subject: Re: [CR] Humber frame... Ooops!
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> Sorry about that Ooops, folks (anyone looking for a part time job in my shop?)
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> Dale
> Greensboro, North Carolina USAtein
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> From: oroboyz@aol.com
> To: marcoles@ody.ca; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Sent: Wed, Apr 7, 2010 11:08 am
> Subject: Re: [CR] Humber frame with 4 barrelled fork
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> I was thinking what a great sales person you would make at a bike shop I have some involvement with.... :)
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> Dale Brown
> cycles de ORO, Inc.
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> From: Marcus Coles <marcoles@ody.ca>
> To: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Wed, Apr 7, 2010 10:55 am
> Subject: Re: [CR] Humber frame with 4 barrelled fork
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> On 07/04/10 08:01 AM, Anthony Taylor wrote:
> > These were standard Humber front forks. Humber was just one of the post war mass manufacturers. My memory of these is from the late '40s 'til the '50s.
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> > Tony Taylor
> > Manchester, NH
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> > Humber bicycles were founded in 1868, were taken over by Raleigh in 1932, the original parent was the same as the car manufacturer. I think the distinctive Humber twin tube fork was maintained to differentiate the brands. I'm not sure of the time span of the twin tube fork or when the Humber name was retired by Raleigh.
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> Marcus Coles
> London, Ontario, Canada.