FW: Re: [CR]Tansini on ebay

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From: "nick zatezalo" <nickzz@mindspring.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: FW: Re: [CR]Tansini on ebay
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 22:23:21 -0400

I feel that bicycles such as these are usually worth about the price of transit and no more. Maybe a fun rider or a way to get some one interested in vintage gear, but nothing more.

If anybody really needs one similar to it; I have a Chesini that would fill the bill for ya.

Nick Zatezalo Atlanta, Ga

> [Original Message]
> From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Date: 10/11/2004 6:34:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [CR]Tansini on ebay
> LouDeeter@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > http://ebay.com/<blah> rd
> > =1
> >
> > Whoa. This just might be the find of the week. White headtube with headtube
> > decal similar to other famous makes. Unusual and rarely seen lugged steel
> > Italian bike from, I'm guessing, 60s. And, look at that absolutely stunning
> > crankset. This bike would definitely draw comments at Cirque...........I'm
> > amazed there are no bids on this 55cm bike with a $99 start price. May be the
> > shipping price, hmmmmmmmm. Lou Deeter, Orlando FL.
> Lou, there is a saying eRICHIE loves to use, "One man's ceiling is
> another man's floor."
> I hope I'm not being to much of a snob here, but what I'm seeing with
> this Tansini is a bike that retailed for $69.95 back in the day. The
> absolutely stunning crankset...
> http://i20.ebayimg.com/02/i/02/9c/b1/92_3.JPG
> ...is a cheap steel crank with a swegged (sp?) on stamped steel one
> piece spider/chainring. This derailleur looks to be of similar lowest
> end quality!
> http://i14.ebayimg.com/02/i/02/9c/b2/58_3.JPG
> The current bid is $127.50... sounds like an absolute fortune to me.
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (Timelines, T-shirts, and Reprints)


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