[CR]RE: Ten Speed Drive

(Example: Racing:Jean Robic)

From: <mercian531@bellsouth.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]RE: Ten Speed Drive
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 13:00:18 -0500

Greg Parker sez:
>IIRC, didn't they also import Viners as their "lower cost" Italian
>stallions.....? Or was that a different Importer?

We ordered our Viners through Gus Betat in New Orleans back in the day.
>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?)

Sounds about like my 1983 model. Sure rode nice...metal filings and all!

Jim Cole
Memphis, TN