Re: [CR]Mondonico Bikes


Example: Framebuilders:Dario Pegoretti

To: rmrose@toast.net
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 14:43:18 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Mondonico Bikes
From: Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com>


<<<Does seem like a nice bike, but that name.., Nitro Express??!!>>>

uh, can you say, "Astro-Daimler SuperLeicht?" e-RICHIE

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 14:15:39 -0500 "Richard Rose" <rmrose@toast.net> writes:
> Who can forget Patrick Brady declaring the Mondonico built, Torelii
> Nitro
> Express (I'm not making this up), EL-OS, lugged / pinned, bike the
> "best
> steel bike I have ever ridden", or something very close to that? The
> neat
> thing about that was Patrick further declaring steel to be his
> numero uno
> material of choice for a bike frame. Does seem like a nice bike, but
> that
> name.., Nitro Express??!! That would be the first decal I would take
> off.
> Richard Rose (Toledo, Ohio)
>
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> To: Scott Goldstein; classicrendezvous-bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Mondonico Bikes
>
> I have a 2000 EL OS model with full Campagnolo Record group. The
> wheelset is
> conventionally spoked with tubular rims (Torelli Dominator made by
> Ambrosio.
> It is made with the Columbus Nivachrom EL OS tubing, has the
> wishbone
> seatstays, and nicely executed lugwork (pinned). Sizing/fitting was
> done by
> Kyle of Cycles BiKyle in Bryn Mawr, PA
>
> Light and rides like a dream.
>
> Charlie Young
> Honeybrook, PA
>
> > Several friends own Mondonicos and love them
> >
> > I think they were fitted by someone from the Mondonico who
> apparently
> comes
> > to the states from Italy once a year.
> >
> > Does anyone on the list own one?
> >
> > I'd like to get their opinions on the bike.
> >
> > cheers
> >
> >
> > scott goldstein
> > los angeles
> >
> >
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