In a message dated 9/27/01 6:15:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time, REClassicBikes@aol.com writes:
<< Sorry if some of this is off topic Dale, it just that these are responses to comments made on this list and do compare contemporary steel frames with ones from the classic period. >>
No, Martin, I think that these comments are a great help in clarifying the Bates issue, past and present. I have both a 1930s BAR and a new frame and must say that they are extremely interesting and attractive frames. Best wishes to Classic Bikes for carrying on!
Dale Brown <A HREF="http://www.classicrendezvous.com/main.htm">Classic Rendezvous</A>