That was my next question, why are there no Atala fans? They were quite popular back in the late 60's was the quality not as good as Bianchi? I liked the chrome.
----Original Message Follows---- From: Richard M Sachs <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org CC: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Eugene sloans book / Olmo / Mystery Frame????????????? Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 17:06:09 -0500
if i recall, it was an atala 101. e-RICHIE
On Wed, 29 Nov 2000 20:19:40 "brian blum" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I picked up an old repainted bike last night. It had a seat cluster
> to the bike pictured on the back cover of the original "The Complete
> Book of
> Bicycling" (it was a blue frame only the rear half shown). The bike
> obtained has brazed on cable stops so it has no housing on the top
> tube. It
> also has a double slotted BB shell, Campy Dropouts, Short rake fork
> with a
> crown profile simular to the Raleigh International with the long
> tougue. Very short lugs sockets hybid head lugs a hybrid of Colnago
> with extra details (morphing toward Nervex Pro Lugs). I could not
> resist. It
> was fitted with non original SR frt and rear derailleurs, record
> brakes and H/S, Simplex retrofriction levers and jap assorted. 70mm
> fluted chainstays. What could it be? Owner said some had
> speculated Olmo.
> And what is the gorgeous Blue bike on The Complete Book of
> Bicycling? JPEGS
> WILL eventually come.