middle '70s tommasini's, (read:pre-investment cast era frames...), had all the nuances and exterior features that most people attribute to the so-called 'great' frames. why is he cited so infrequently on this list? because, commercially, he was in a different place and time than the roland salms and bill rechts of the world who, as americans, were trying to maximize their investment in the u.s. bike boom. e-RICHIE (catching a lot of shit today. so if you have an opinion, share it with the list-don't just email me with it...)
On Mon, 8 Apr 2002 14:02:06 EDT OROBOYZ@aol.com writes:
> In a message dated 4/8/2002 9:39:25 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> << irio tommasini by way of giuseppe pela. >>
> OK! I like that one!
> The earlier (up till about 1983!?) Tomasini frames were delightful
> in their
> styling nuances... Never saw a Pela.
> Has anyone seen or even better own a Pela?
> Dale Brown
> Greensboro, NC