Re: [CR]Girardengo Art....

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Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2001 01:13:04 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Girardengo Art....

Duane- If I am wrong, someone should correct me, but weren't these the bikes everyone says were made by Italain prisoners. My two cents. dave anderson

In a message dated 3/8/01 4:25:15 PM PST, writes:
> Hi gang,
> What do you all know about the marque Girardengo?
> Were these the frames built by the artists living
> in "art colonies"? I just picked up a pretty crusty one
> that I'm guessing was built mid-late '50s. It has Campy
> dropouts, the early Record hubs that don't say "Record",
> Gran Sport deraileurs with the cable adjuster on the rear,
> Magistroni cranks, Ambrosio stem & bars. I felt sorry for it;
> it looked lonely just sitting there (price was very right).
> Where can I find some info. on them? Thanks again,
> Duane Kennard
> P.S.- it not only has a cool headbadge, but a cool seat tube
> badge too...