mr stray wrote:The pin striping hadn't been finished in these photos. Still had a layer of clear to go over it
That pin striping is beautiful. We need to know who did it. Or whodunnit
pathodgens wrote:There seems to be a post with some confusion. Leo Bates was not Rupert Bates brother. He was his youngest son. He had another son Norm who worked in the Bates Cycles factory. Norm Bates dies a few years ago as did Rupert. How do I know..... I am Rupert's grand-daughter. I grew up on Bates bikes, cats and kittens from the factory and lots of memories.
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