Re: [CR]Derosa Replicas


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 16:17:16 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Derosa Replicas
References: <20041230202224.78382.qmail@web80704.mail.yahoo.com> <2CF0F0A4-5ABE-11D9-A1DC-000D93C8721E@theramp.net> <41D4981C.37191D9C@earthlink.net> <64617D24-5AC0-11D9-A1DC-000D93C8721E@theramp.net>


Todd Kuzma wrote:
>
> On Dec 30, 2004, at 6:07 PM, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
>
> > Todd Kuzma wrote:
> >>
> >> On Dec 30, 2004, at 3:28 PM, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> Interesting De Rosa "Classic 1953":
> >>>
> >>> http://www.nichinao.co.jp/nws/d1205/1953_1.jpg
> >>
> >> So, Ugo began building frames in 1953. Were they under his own name?
> >
> > I'd guess that since this is Ugo's "Classic 1953" then these graphics
> > on
> > the downtube were what he used in 1953, so yes they were built under
> > his
> > name back then.
>
> The fact that they are selling a "Classic 1953" means little. I could
> make a Heron "Classic 1953." but that would not mean that there were
> Herons being built in 1953. Here is Felt Bicycles "1903" complete with
> all white tires:
> <http://www.feltracing.com/05_cruiser/2005_1903.html>. I wonder if
> that is their original logo. ;-)

I disagree. I think Ugo is using the graphics from his early frames. Pretty easy matter to just ask Ugo... (Steven Maasland, are you listening ;-)

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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