Re: [Classicrendezvous] Atala


Example: Production Builders

Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 11:43:34 -0700
From: PeterGrenader <peterg@ixpres.com>
To: brian blum <brianblum@hotmail.com>
CC: richardsachs@juno.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Atala
References: <LAW2-F271nU5JzUIDk400006624@hotmail.com>


I liked the head angle - 75 DEGREES, bay-bay

peter LA

brian blum wrote:
> 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.
> >