Re: [CR]Re: A steal on ebay - Cambrio Corsa Dalcezzi sold cheap

Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 09:53:44 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: A steal on ebay - Cambrio Corsa Dalcezzi sold cheap

Yup my sentiments exactly - I have a 1936 Baines Flying Gate which I intend to build up. To me it is the most interesting frame in my small collection. I also am restoring a 1936 Aeronca C3 aircraft with a 2 cylinder engine. I am in my early 40s and have always believed I was born too late!

Mike Short, Austin Texas.

On Mon, 22 Sep 2003 07:12:29 -0400 (GMT-04:00) wspokes <> writes:
> Hmmm...Or why would I seek out a 1920s/30s frameset to build up with
> period correct parts (any leads appreciated) so I can ride a Path
> Racer! And own a 1949 Vicini with CC...I am only 32. For me, it is
> the appeal of never having gotten the oppurtunity to see these
> things first hand in the age they were used and experience how they
> performed. Having raced in the 90s, I enjoy taking these old
> soldiers out for a spin to see just how they perform compared with
> the new age phenoms. What I have found is, they sometimes take a
> little more effort but mostly, adjustment to your riding style...and
> they perform beautifully!
> Walter Skrzypek
> Falls Creek, Pa
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Schmidt <>
> Sent: Sep 21, 2003 10:46 PM
> To:
> Subject: [CR]Re: A steal on ebay - Cambrio Corsa Dalcezzi sold cheap
> Paulie Davis wrote:
> >
> > Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> >
> > > The majority of the collectors I've met are looking for 1970s
> and even
> > > 1980s bikes and an old soldier from the 1940s while interesting,
> is not
> > > something they have been obsessing over trying to find and
> possess.
> >
> > Is it because most of us weren't the *right age* kids when the
> 1940's bikes were new? Perhaps it is that the '40's bikes don't
> hearken back to those *wish I could afford that cool bike* teenage
> years for many of the classicrendezvousers? Maybe the *bike boom*
> itself had a little bit to do with it after all?
> >
> > Paulie Davis
> > Los Angeles
> Well you're right Paulie in that the 1940s bikes don't harken back
> to
> "wish I could afford that" but there are many other reasons for
> wanting
> to possess something old. Why in the world would I spend good money
> on
> an 1897 Duequesne? Or a 1950 Bianchi Folgorissima like Fausto Coppi
> won
> the 1950 Paris-Roubaix on? After all, I'm only 59 years old fur
> krist's
> sake :)
> Must be something else going on here?


> Chuck Schmidt

> South Pasadena, CA


> .