Re: [CR]Lugged Italian tandem ID anyone?


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Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2002 23:11:09 -0500
To: "Jim Cunningham" <cyclartist@home.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Lugged Italian tandem ID anyone?


Jim Cunningham wrote:
>
>I just acquired this tandem frame. In primer, no serial numbers, very well
>crafted. Italian threads, no fork. Entirely lugged and nicely done at
>that. This link will take you to photos.
>
>http://cyclart.com/photos/Inventory/no_part_num/ItalianTandem.jpg
>
>Can any one identify the builder?

That's way cool! I've heard that Pogliaghi used to make tandems by building up an oversized, welded frame, then cutting it apart and using the joints for lugs with standard tubing...tandem lugs aren't all that common!

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