"Rene Andre rode extensively for Rene Herse in the 1940s and
50s before setting up shop in Paris in the 1960s. He was an
extremely successful racing cyclist..."
"He became a constructeur of some note, very popular with
serious Parisienne and French cyclists who aspired to but
could not afford a bespoke bike from the likes of Rene Herse
or Alex Singer. Some of his bikes were constructed from
scratch 'in house' whilst others were modified and 'improved'
versions of high quality bikes or framesets from other