Re: [CR]Cinelli frame size swap

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Date: Sun, 02 Jun 2002 00:02:45 -0700
From: "Brian Baylis" <rocklube@adnc.com>
To: NortonMarg@aol.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli frame size swap
References: <184.92b54b1.2a2b08cc@aol.com>


Steven,

Man, too bad I don't have a few 62cm Cinellis laying around. That frame sounds like something I might like. If for some reason the trade situation doesn't pan out and the frame is facing homelessness, I might be willing to adopt. Does it eat much and is it housebroken??

Brian Baylis La Mesa, CA Father Brians' Home for Wayward Frames, Inc.
>
> A friend of mine has what appears to be a very nice 1969 Cinelli SC that is
> too small for him and he'd be interested in swapping the frameset only for a
> larger size similar frameset. The size he has is 52cm center to center. The 3
> lugs are chrome, the seatstays are entirely chrome, the chainstays are chrome
> except for a couple of inches of paint by the bb and the fork is chrome. It
> has the original flamboyant blue paint on all the frame tubes with the
> original decals and brass headbadge. The paint is in extremely good condition
> but does have a few minor nicks in it. The size he would like to have is 62cm
> c-to-c as a first choice and he'd consider a 61. I imagine equal condition
> frames would be an equal swap. If the difference in condition is significant,
> adjustments can be made either way, but his bike is really quite nice and
> something in good shape would be appreciated.
> Stevan Thomas
> Alameda, CA