Re: [CR]Rossin question


Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

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From: Duane Kennard <d.kennard@adelphia.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Rossin question
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 12:01:44 -0700
To: Toni.Theilmeier@t-online.de (Toni Theilmeier)
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Toni,

I think it depends on how well you like the ride. I have a Rossin from maybe about '84 that's mostly Super Record, and much of it pantographed. It's not in flawless condition, but looks cool (wacky '80s paint) and rides great! They're decently built, but not super rare. I say ride it if you like it... but take care of it. If you're out of room, someone else would be happy to have it...

Cheers,

Duane Kennard Los Angeles, USA

On Oct 28, 2004, at 10:49 AM, Toni Theilmeier wrote:
> As you may have guessed from my frequent posts of late, I have been
> able to spend some time with and on my cycles, so here´s something
> else cropped up.
>
> I´ve had a cycle in my possession for some time which I´ve never been
> able to make head or tails of as I´m not really into Italian bikes.
> The thing is a Rossin, probably just inside the CR timeline, model
> Record Professional. It´s practically new, has maybe done a couple of
> hundred miles. The frame is very colourful, with chromed front fork
> and rear ends. Haven´t been able to find a frame number, sorry. The
> question is: Is it as grand as its name and worth keeping in a
> collection, or should it be used up, so to speak? From looking at
> lugs, brake bridges, b/b shell and so forth I should rather imagine
> the latter, but then, I´m not an expert.
>
> The background is that last weekend I found something even I
> recognized as a superbike (unused Motta with C-Record Century) and
> that the Rossin must either prove it is its equal or do some useful
> work (or vanish altogether, haven´t decided yet), because my vault
> space is limited and is needed for the really interesting things, i.e.
> British lightweights. (Do I hear some distant rumbling already?)
>
> Regards,
>
> Toni "spoilt for choice" Theilmeier, Belm, Germany.