Re: [CR]Cinelli Touring Drop-Bars ?

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Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli Touring Drop-Bars ?
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 21:25:30 +0000

Richard asked:
> I am continually amazed at the amount of bike stuff that never made the rounds
> of the Midwest. (And the crone stole away Toto upon a bicycle, too ! She really
> had that single speed fixed gear cranking.)
> So have to ask: Did Cinelli produce non-racing but touring-type drop bars such
> as randonners in the late 70's - EndOfTimeline?

What makes a good randonneur bar to you? I've cycle-toured all around the world on Cinelli bars that I suppose you would define 'racing' and have always been fully satisfied. I've tried many so-called 'randonneur' bars and have never found one that I would ever put on a cycle-touring bike.

Steven Maasland
Moorestown, NJ