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End of an Era in St Louis Cycling

Old 04-23-15, 04:29 PM
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End of an Era in St Louis Cycling

A-1 Bicycle Company is no more.

But it does live on under the name Billy Goat Bicycle Company.

Raymond has passed the business on to a new owner. His name is Dirk and I am embarrassed to say I cannot recall his last name. While I am sure some things will change, I already know Dirk is into C&V as he has his own two Colnago Masters, a Team Panasonic (actual team bike) and a Peugeot on display. He has been a long time customer of Raymond and A-1 so things look good in my eyes.

Raymond indicated he is slowly weaning himself away from the shop. He said he would even have time to ride, now.

Grand Opening is May 9.
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Best of luck to Dirk and his new store. Let the battle begin, brick and mortar against... !
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Is Billy Goat Bicycle Company opening in the same location as the previous A-1 store? I haven't been by there in a while and I wasn't aware of the history concerning the A-1 shop. Very cool!
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Originally Posted by PaintItCeleste
Is Billy Goat Bicycle Company opening in the same location as the previous A-1 store? I haven't been by there in a while and I wasn't aware of the history concerning the A-1 shop. Very cool!
Storefront is the same. Just a new name.
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Looking for LYNN TRAVERS

Anyone know how i contact Lynn Travers. I think he is in the St Louis area. He appears to be be very knowledgeable on LEJEUNE bicycles. I have some questions regarding one that i own which I want to restore and he seems to be the place to start! thanks, george
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Originally Posted by streetboy651
Anyone know how i contact Lynn Travers. I think he is in the St Louis area. He appears to be be very knowledgeable on LEJEUNE bicycles. I have some questions regarding one that i own which I want to restore and he seems to be the place to start! thanks, george
Have you tried pending him a PM?
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Originally Posted by CV-6
Storefront is the same. Just a new name.
Hey Lynn. See post #6 .
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I had the pleasure of visiting Billy Goat Bicycle last week. Being new to the area, it was my first visit to this business. Raymond took care of me and cleaned up some threads on a Stronglight crank using a tap.

It was a good experience. I'm probably going to rely on Raymond anytime a task requires special tools.
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Jeez. A guy's gotta sleep sometime.
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