[CR]Learco Guerra

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Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 17:16:12 -0700
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Jan Heine <heine@mindspring.com>
Subject: [CR]Learco Guerra

I had promised to myself not to post any more today, but...

Aldo Ross asked about my Learco Guerra. Indeed, that is the bike featured on Alex' web site. The article also appeared, with photos, in On The Wheel # 11, Oct/Nov. 1999. (Back issues may be available, check http://www.onthewheel.com). However, the bike was repainted before I ever saw it, so I wouldn't use it as a reference for originality. Somebody in Japan has an all-original Paris-Roubaix-equipped LG, which has the same color scheme (correct decals, though), except that one is off-white where mine is white.

I, too, would be interested to find out more about people who have one or know of one.

Jan Heine, Seattle
>Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 14:44:22 -0400
>From: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>
>To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Subject: [CR]"Calling All Guerras"
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>I see that Jan Heine is owner of a Learco Guerra with Cambio Corsa. . . =
>is that the bike that featured in the article Alex had on his website =
>about riding with Cambio Corsa? Anywhere we can find pics of that bike?
>Anyone else out there own a Guerra? Who ended up with the Paris-Roubaix =
>equipped bike that sold on eBay from Italy? =20
>I just bought a (1951?) Learco Guerra with Paris-Roubaix from Italy. It =
>was converted to upright bars and block pedals after it's racing days =
>were over, but all the original parts are there including the steel =
>mudguards in matching silver-gray. Only one piece missing - the short =
>front fender extension from the brake caliper forward. The mudguards =
>have a slightly rounded section with a small raised ridge in the center. =
> Anyone have something similar for sale?
>Aldo Ross
>Middletown, Ohio