Took place May 5 & 6, 2001
An experience worth savoring!

Saturday, May 5:  
The weekend began with a AM ride for early arrivals.. Then that PM, a seminar session was held featuring:
1.  Brian Baylis doing a talk and demo about frame building.
2.  Alan Bernstein presenting a film showcasing Richard Sachs and JP Weigle.
3.  Michael Kone speaking about vintage bikes and their general collectability.

Sunday, May 6
was a full day with the road and mountain rides in the morning, followed by the cycling  swap meet and vintage bike show...

Click on pics for larger version...                Updated 7/4/2001

The Cirque du Cyclisme Seminar

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Brian Baylis, master bicycle frame maker from La Mesa, California,
shows a large crowd his frame building secrets.

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Brian brought along his personal track bike.. Beautiful!

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Brian also brought a few unpainted frames for the attendees to see.
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Sorry, I failed to get a picture of Alan Bernstein talking about his fantastic film,
"Beauty and the Bicycle" a profile of two frame builders.

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Mike Kone did a great talk about how we all view vintage bikes,
why we value them and what's happening in the marketplace....

A few interesting machines were parked outside the Seminar....

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Aldo Ross' Legnano...

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Ray Etherton's Bates B.A.R.

The Cirque du Cyclisme Vintage Bike Show
featured 68 classic lightweight bicycles on display,
to the visual delight to the hundreds of attendees!

 

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Ken Wallace's Singer won the "Best French"  award.

 

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Larry Black's amazing NOS Colnago Arabesque and Joe Zanoni-Bender's beautiful Jim Redcay....

 

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Mark, Larry, Bikes & Steve Benson's distinctive Masi.

  

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Karen Rawl's "Best Italian" Frejus

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Ken Wallace's "Best British" winner Jack Taylor, Brian Baylis Millenium Hetchins,
Wayne Binghams Trek "Hot Rod," a great Bottechia and an unusually decaled Colnago.

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Chris Beyer's HR Morris Cyclocross frame...

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Steve Sitz & Gios, Moto Team, Raleigh 753 Pro, Woodrup crest
and Harvey Sach's Cinelli bivalent demo...

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Peter Naimann's Harry Rensch bicycle.

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Jeff Slotkin's Rivendell

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Russ Fitzgerald's Rivendell

Cirque du Cyclisme Vintage Bike Show Awards
judged by Brian Baylis
Best in Show
1950s Urago
owner - Dale Brown
Best British
1978 Jack Taylor
owner - Ken Wallace
Best USA
1972 Schwinn Paramount
owner - Jeff Archer
Best Original
1977 Raleigh Pro
owner - Charlie Conner
Best   in Category
"Picker Upper"
Mike Richardson
Best   Lugs
1970 Hetchins
owner - Alan Schaefer
Best Paint
1967 Hetchins
Painted by Jay Schiavone
Best "Hot Rod"
Specialized Allez
owner - Gaelen Jordan
Best French
1972 Alex Singer
owner - Ken Wallace
Best Restoration
1980s Raleigh Team Pro
owner - Fred Kozak
People's Choice
1970 Hetchins
owner - Alan Schaefer
Best Italian
1970s Frejus
owner - Karen Rawls
Best Antique
1939 Legnano
owner - Aldo Ross

The Cirque du Cyclisme Swap Meet
featured great bargains and rare finds!!

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Frames, agents, Masi.....

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Roadster, Reps, Sam on the mend, Paris Sport....

The annual gathering of the
Classic Rendezvous Mailing List Folks!

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Official 2001 Cirque cycling tee!
Sorry, sold out!