Re: Re: [CR]Ten Speed Drive


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From: <GPVB1@cs.com>
Subject: Re: Re: [CR]Ten Speed Drive
To: monkeylad@mac.com
Cc: goodrichbikes@netzero.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 17:43:49 EST

Got it. Danke schoen...

So that's what those punched-out aluminum chips are that rattle around in some of my Ergal rims - road music! ;-)

Cheers,

Greg "where *is* that tinging sound coming from, anyways?" Parker A2 MI USA

In a message dated 12/18/02 5:12:12 PM Eastern Standard Time, monkeylad@mac.com writes:
> What Curt is referring to is usually called seeing "the hand of the artist"
> in the work. You wouldn't want your bike to look like it was built by a
> machine would ya? And those filings and flash trapped in the TT that
> rattle when ever you go over a bump were put there with the express notion
> of adding a musical element to your ride.
> enjoy,
> Brandon"Die Mensch Monkey"Ives
> El Nino Central, Calif.
>
> On Wednesday, Dec 18, 2002, at 10:46AM, goodrichbikes <
> goodrichbikes@netzero.net> wrote:
> >Greg,
> >I believe the steel bits under the paint is an example of old world charm.
> >Insert sarcastic grin.
> >Curt Goodrich Bicycles
> >607 NE 22nd Ave.
> >Minneapolis, MN 55418
> >612.788.6812
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <GPVB1@cs.com>
> >To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> >Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 11:44 AM
> >Subject: [CR]Re: Classicrendezvous digest, Vol 1 #1954 - 22 msgs
> >
> >
> >>Lou:
> >>
> >>IIRC, didn't they also import Viners as their "lower cost" Italian
> >>stallions.....? Or was that a different Importer?
> >>
> >>BTW, only the Guerciottis with the "second generation" graphics (after
> the
> >>Masi-esque block-letter ones with flags) were painted here in the US, I
> >>believe. My wife's everyday bike, a 1981 Guerciotti, was finished in
> Italy
> >>(and it shows - how about metal filings on the top of the BB under the
> >>paint?)
> >>
> >>Regards.
> >>
> >>Greg Parker
> >>A MI USA
> >>
> >>
> >>>
> >>>Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 09:54:59 -0500
> >>>From: LouDeeter@aol.com
> >>>To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> >>>Subject: Re: [CR]Ten Speed Drive
> >>>
> >>>In addition to Guerciotti, Woodrup and Tommaso, I also show in the Used
> >>>Bike Buyers Guide that Ten Speed Drive imported Rossin. I don't know
> >which
> >>>frames got the U.S. paint, but I suspect only the Italian frames as I
> >think
> >>>Woodrup was "properly" finished at the factory. As I recall, in the
> >early
> >>>80s, the U.S. customer wanted an Italian frame with nice glossy,
> >>>clearcoated decals and this wasn't a specialty of most Italian
> >>>framebuilders. Ten Speed Drive was trying to satisfy a niche market
> >with
> >>>their offerings. I don't know whether Gita did the same or not. Lou
> >>>Deeter, Orlando FL