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
Post War French Aviac Aluminum Bicycle
Cool bike we bought a couple years ago. These pictures were taken by Dale Brown of Classic Rendezvous when we brought it down to Cirque when we got the bike. It was as found, with the aluminum rack on top of a rare rear Lefol fender with a rack built onto it.
Beautiful french bike used as display on PBP
When I arrived at one of the last controls on Paris-Brest-Paris this year, I was shocked to see this beautiful french bike tied to a barrier as a decoration. Sure, I have seen other bikes placed throughout the route(towns are judged on their display and support of PBP), but this seemed different. This was a … Continue reading Beautiful french bike used as display on PBP
Lefol Fenders with racks built on
This is not for my bike frame being built but I bought these 6 or 7 years ago with the idea that I would build up a 650b bicycle and use them. I never did. The are interesting as the stays also act as the point to attach panniers to the fenders. Novel idea. I … Continue reading Lefol Fenders with racks built on