Re: [CR]80s Ochsner question

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Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 21:11:35 -0400
From: "krawls" <krawls100@gmail.com>
To: "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]80s Ochsner question
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cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

They were sold to us by Ochsner of Chicago. They were their house brand and I am pretty sure they were made in Italy. I expect Licktons was another dealer.

Are you coming to the Cirque Jerry? I still remember the fun we all had at the Journey`s End. Remember the DeRosa year?

Karen Rawls Still in Winchester VA USA

On 6/6/07, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> I remember Lickton's selling Ochsner frames, and I used to think this was
> Lickton's house brand. What was the connection there? Or was Lickton's
> just one of several dealers?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
>
> krawls <krawls100@gmail.com> wrote:
> We used to sell those. They also made a frame out of Columbus SL.
> As I recall the SL frames were always red and the Aelle frames were blue.
>
> Nice frames.........
>
> Karen Rawls
> Winchester VA today
> Greensboro NC tomorrow
> USA
>
>
>
>
> On 6/6/07, photo1@osmiumtet.com
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I live in Lexington KY and have several bikes. The bikes I have that are
> > relavent to the group are a 1975 Woodrup Star Trophy Model, Mid 80's
> > Woodrup, mid 80s Puch Mistral Leader, 1983 Mercian Touring bicycle, and
> > last but not least a 1980s vintage Ochsner. I have a quick question that
> > I was hoping someone could answer.
> >
> > Were all the 80's Ochsner's built of
> >
> > COLUMBUS AELLE
> > TUBI SPECIALI
> > IN ACCIAIO
> > AL CARBONIO
> > MANGANESE.
> >
> > Or did they use other types of steel? The tubing decal on mine is gone
> so
> > I'm curious.
> >
> > http://www.osmiumtet.com/bike/ochsner1.html
> >
> > http://www.osmiumtet.com/bike/ochsner5.html
> >
> > Included link to pic if you need to look.
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > Roland Hilgarth
> > Lexington KY