Robb, Wasn't it "Beppe" Saronni?? At least that is my recollection.
Matthew Gorski Belmont Shore, CA
> I have a "BeBe" Saronni frame that Ochsner told me
> was built by Colnago. I bought it new in 1980.
> It has a picture of world champion Saronni on the head
> tube. By the way, it hasn't been built up in years, and
> one of my winter projects is to build it up with a 1984
> campy record/ super record group that I recently acquired. I do need a set
> of Campy record downtube
> friction shifters to finish the project.
> The Saronni frame was supposedly built with Columbus
> Aelle tubing. Evidently a cheaper guage of Columbus.
> This was a very quick handling bike in my memory and
> I loved it but ignored it while I was riding a whole
> series of other bikes. Mostly from brands I was selling.
> Cannondales, Schwinns, Treks and Specialized. It is only
> fitting that I plan on riding the Saronni next season in rotation with some
> other bikes including a 74 Paramount.
> Robb Rasmussen
> Sioux River Cyclery
> 501 Main Ave
> Brookings, SD 57006 http://www.501main.com