(written Spring of 2011, I forgot to post) I was recently look at Toei bikes in the book from New Cycling and on various websites and thought it was quite particular that they build up new frames using vintage parts. I have known that for a long time, and could even see some of the … Continue reading Retro-Classic bike builds
All Original. Amazed on the cool catalogs we have here.I wish I had time to scan these, especially the Singer, Herse, and VAR with Rebour drawings.Alex Singer (french)Dilecta (french, 1950s)Rene Herse (french, early 1960s)CLB (french, 1950s)Colnago(Italian, mid 1970s)VAR (french, 1966)Cinelli (Italian, 1970s)
I recently installed a cool 1950s French reflector on my Hanford. Evidently, I am serious about safety, multiple tail lights, Phil Wood CHP pedals with reflectors and now a rear fender reflector.Barely visible in the waterbottle cage is a Alex Singer leather tool pouch that a fellow bike collector picked up for me in Paris … Continue reading Fender reflector installed on my Hanford
Amazing Alex Singer tandem offered on Ebay right now by RHClassics.---"Totally exceptional Alex Singer tandem from the late 40s, full chrome, original and untouched down to the last bolt."---Yes, the tandem is my size. . .but alas, I am looking for a solo bike, rather than a tandem, right now.