[CR] book sale


Example: Component Manufacturers

Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:14:17 -0800
From: MNF <emeneff@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR] book sale


I have the following titles for sale : I can and will combine shipping wherever possible. I usually only use First Class or Priority Mail. In my experience Media Mail takes forever and I worry about things getting lost.

$45 / Agonistic Cycling, by Agostino Massagrande, 1982 hardcover. This is the update of the very famous 1970's CONI Manual "Cycling". Profusely illustrated (much color) with all the famous Italian bikes (and racing shots) of the 70's and early 80's. Training, Tactics, road and track. This book was always rare in my experience, and every copy I've ever seen has some amount of damage to the spine and cover. This one is no different - there is a 2 cm. seperation on the spine at the top (still attached, needs to be re-glued) and the off-white back cover shows some slight speckled staining at the top. The inside is better quality glossy paper and like new, and the front cover is clean and nice and bright. 173 pages, 8" x 11.5" x about 5/8" thick

Pix at : *http://tinyurl.com/4jah5nz*

$30 - Original 1930's Carminargent brochure - english edition from their UK distributor, around 6" by 8.5" black and white. Very nice pics and descriptions / specs of this very interesting pre-ww2 aluminum frame. There are road and track versions in here. Some pics at the same url as above.

$28 / The Dancing Chain, by Frank Berto, 2nd edition, mint cond. hard cover

$30/ pr. - Schwinn Bicycles, by Hurd and Pridmore (has a nice section w/ on-topic Paramount pics) The American Bicycle, by Jim Hurd (both hard cover, like new, coffee-table size books)

$45 - The Golden Age of Handbuilt Bicycles, hardcover, new condition. Very fast. Faster than most "modern" books IMHO.

$20 / $10 - The Bicycle Manual on Maintenence and Repair, by Robert Whiter, 1976 - one of the absolute best books for working on old lightweights ! Very practical and appropriate for the CR list - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The $10 copy is in decent, but not great shape. $20 one is near new. Soft cover

$10 - Bicycle Technology, by Rob Van der Plas 1991 - has much on-topic pics of frame construction and parts. Comes with a nice package of 5 Vintage Lightweight color greeting cards (Herse, Hetchins, Paris, Rotrax, Bates)

$10 -The Bicycle Wheel, by Jobst Brandt, 3rd edition, new condition, a classic

$7 - Major Taylor by Andrew Ritchie, hardcover w/ jacket, good condition. A great champion and a very readable book.

Thanks Folks,
Mike Fabian
San Francisco