[Classicrendezvous] Atala

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From: "brian blum" <brianblum@hotmail.com>
To: richardsachs@juno.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 22:29:44
Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Atala

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 <richardsachs@juno.com> To: brianblum@hotmail.com CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org 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" <brianblum@hotmail.com> writes:
   > I picked up an old repainted bike last night. It had a seat cluster
   > simular
   > 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
   > I
   > 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
   > middle
   > tougue. Very short lugs sockets hybid head lugs a hybrid of Colnago
   > lugs
   > with extra details (morphing toward Nervex Pro Lugs). I could not
   > resist. It
   > was fitted with non original SR frt and rear derailleurs, record
   > crank,
   > brakes and H/S, Simplex retrofriction levers and jap assorted. 70mm
   > BB
   > 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.