E S wrote:
> Ive 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
> The bike can be viewed here:
> some better photos I can email if interested.
> 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