Re: [CR]Ok this is rare and a very nice 68 Cinelli

(Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse)

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 19:51:44 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Ok this is rare and a very nice 68 Cinelli

Joe Bender-Zanoni wrote:
> I really do owe Ken an apology here, as to any implication that "claims
> all original finish" might mean the bike is not in its original finish.
> Just wondering out loud based on my limited experience of seeing maybe
> only a dozen or so Cinelli's before 1970. Wondering out loud is not
> always such a good idea, it can come off as quite rude.

EBay auction #7185664186

I was reading the auction description and was struck by the claim, "This stunning cycle can easily win Best of Show at any seriously judged event. From the BellaBici collection of Ken Denny."

Just for fun I decided to look at the photos of the Cinelli as if I was judging the bike for the Velo Rendezvous show coming up in two weeks.

Looked very nice until I saw this photo:

Burst out laughing! Anyone else spot the amateur mistake in this photo?

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California