Re: [Classicrendezvous] Mexico vs Super (was: Colnago quality)

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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 14:19:04 -0700
From: "Marc Boral" <>
To: "Richard M. Sachs" <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Mexico vs Super (was: Colnago quality)
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There was no difference whatsoever between a Mexico and Super (aside from the tubing and chainstay decal), until the Nuovo Mexico showed up in '81/'82.


"Richard M. Sachs" wrote:

<<i speculate that between the super and the mexico, the differences were mostly cosmetic: the then-new short campagnolo dropouts, different stay-end treatments, increased use of engraved frame pieces, updated graphics, more use ofplating...ultimately, with all the pierced tubes, and gilco tubes, and stenciled paint jobs, the differences between the 2 models became more distinct. i think, originally though, it was a fancier version of the 'same thing'. in a way, similar to the masi special versus the masi gran criterium thing, only on a much larger scale.>>