Re: [CR]Equipment used in the 1939 T de F (Cycling 1945); Another new Wooljersey Album


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Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 20:41:08 -0800
To: "Dr. Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>, "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: Jan Heine <heine94@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Equipment used in the 1939 T de F (Cycling 1945); Another new Wooljersey Album


At 1:41 PM -0500 2/1/08, Dr. Paul Williams wrote:
>Scanned and uploaded to Wooljersey - a fascinating discussion of
>equipment changes in the pre-War years (from Cycling 13 June 1945 -
>translated from the French by Sgt. H. Aspden) . Complete with pics of
>Bartali, Camusso, Vietto, Vissers, Sylvere Maes and Vanoverberghe. Well
>worth the read for those restoring and rebuilding bikes of this period.
>
>http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/castell5/39+tour/

Superb. I love the caption: "That's an unusual place for the feeding bottle." It shows a bottle cage on the down tube! (How things change - but back then, most mounted the bottles on the handlebars.)

And the "almost straight" forks have quite some rake by modern standards...

Jan Heine Editor Bicycle Quarterly 140 Lakeside Ave #C Seattle WA 98122 http://www.bikequarterly.com --