Fwd: Re: [CR]Female Atala on ebay,,,,,,,,female?????


Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 00:22:24 +0200 (MEST)
From: kim klakow <Akimbo71@gmx.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <3d.3505fdf9.2c9d066f@aol.com>
Subject: Fwd: Re: [CR]Female Atala on ebay,,,,,,,,female?????


It looks to me to be a regular youth racer. This geometry was used for them. I've got an old Moser like this.

kim klakow berlin, germany

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Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 21:25:03 EDT
From: Bikerdaver@aol.com
To: LouDeeter@aol.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Female Atala on ebay,,,,,,,,female?????


> Lou-

> What is the situation with the bike being a "female" bike? Surely its the

> color and not the geometry---which I sense you already picked-up on. A

> 55cm

> top

> tub and a 51cm seat tube? I don't know about you, but I am glad I never

> ran

> into any female that fit those proportions.

> Met a lot with the exact opposite fit, i.e., longer legs & shorter torso,

> bu

> t

> I would hate to tangle with the "female" that was supposed to fit that

> ebay

> Atala. Maybe it belonged to some eastern block "female" that was "prepped"

> f

> or

> the Olympics or something. Probably had a mustache as well. Maybe the

> seller

>

> is used to "females" that drag their knuckles as they walk??? But hey,

> don't

>

> blame that one on the Italians. Ahhhh, Ebay, it never ceases to amaze.

> cheer

> s,

> Dave Anderson

> Cut Bank MT

>

> In a message dated 9/19/2003 5:36:43 PM PST, LouDeeter@aol.com writes:

>

> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3627605562&category=7

> 298

>

> I've often wondered what a female bike looked like.  She does have a bit o

> f a

>

> looong toptube, but hey, she's Italian.  Lou Deeter (who was the Georgian

> that said "It takes a real man to ride a pink bike?") Orlando FL