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.
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...
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