Re: [CR]Which Model is this Gios?


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Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 21:47:47 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Which Model is this Gios?
References: <DC13787B-5246-11D9-A0E0-000D933730CA@spymac.com>


E S wrote:
>
> I’ve just joined the CR list, as I've finally purchased my first "real"
> bike pertinent to the list.
>
> It is a Gios, but I am unsure of the model, despite many hours of
> research on the internet, and would greatly appreciate help identifying
> what it is. It has the Gios medallions in the fork crown, drilled out
> rear dropouts, a square Columbus tubing decal, the typical Gios Torino
> seat tube and down tube stickers, olive branch Gios decals on the fork
> blades, and a black Gios chain stay guard/sticker. Judging from the NR
> rear derailleur is it an 1983, though that could have been easily
> swapped out at some point in time, all the threading is Italian, the
> rear dropouts are 126, it is a standard 6, with 700c rims. The weird
> part is that there is no decal on the top-tube, which from what I have
> found would easily identify it as either a Super Record or
> Professional.
>
> The bike can be viewed here:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7121560023. I have a
> some better photos I can email if interested.
>
> Cheers,
> Eric St. Mary
> Portland, OR, Currently Displaced in Afghanistan

Eric, that was Stevan Thomas's auction and he's a very knowledgeable long time member of the CR list.

His auction described it as a 1983 Super Record.

Welcome to the list Eric!

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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