[CR]$2,000 De Rosa: a new category needed?

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing)

From: "brucerobbins" <brucerobbins@supanet.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <CATFOODa5E5BYXQiO7600004947@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 10:19:27 +0100
Subject: [CR]$2,000 De Rosa: a new category needed?

Looks like every other Italian bike of that era I've ever seen. Perhaps Dale can start a "What a waste of money" section on the CR website?

Bruce "I like Italians but not their bikes" Robbins Dundee Scotland
> From: "Mike Schmidt" <mdschmidt@patmedia.net>
> I had my eye on a mid 70's De Rosa frame. It was kind of dirty but I =
> liked it and the price was about $225. with a minute to go. So, I took =
> my best shot and bid $425 bucks. Not even close. Three guys put some =
> serious numbers probably thinking no one in their right mind would pay =
> two grand for this frame. Final price: $2,026.55. The item # is =
> 3690555348
> Well if this sale goes through, it belongs on Dale's website as one for =
> the record books.