Barra Barralumin frameset

Yet another rare Barra Barralumin has appeared on Ebay. And here is a webpage with a Barra mixte framefrom Ebay auction, the seller's(RhClassics) description- item number-360549599869" 54,5 cm middle of BB to center of seat tube. 650B wheels.Nicolas Barra was one of the true geniuses in the history of lightweight bicycles. His first welded aluminium bike took … Continue reading Barra Barralumin frameset

Caminade Caminargent city bike

I love the look and idea of the Carinargent(Introduced around 1934-35 in France). It has octagonal tubing that are held together by lugs that clamp with bolts. So the frame can be completely disassembled. It is aluminum and with some time and delicate love, it can be polished to a beautiful shine. I have never … Continue reading Caminade Caminargent city bike

1950 Barra aluminum bike on Ebay

Barra on Ebay Here(not our bike)Made by Nicolas Barra, welded aluminum French bike. beautiful. sellers description-"53 cms seat tube c/c53 cms top tube c/cseat post full integratedflattened tube on the rearideale leather alloy 58 saddlestronglight single cranksetsimplex alloy rear derailleurlam brakeset and pads with special spokes in place of cablesrear brake cable throught the seattubesuper … Continue reading 1950 Barra aluminum bike on Ebay

Curtis & Curtis & Curtis’s bike

These picture was taken by Peter Weigle, maybe you have heard of him, and there is a Peter Weigle bicycle in the background. In the foreground is a little bike, of unknown marque, that Curtis set up for his son-Curtis, the third. It as aluminum cottered cranks, fixed gear, and hand box-lining. Notice the "C" … Continue reading Curtis & Curtis & Curtis’s bike