Re: [CR]Fiamme 27" rims

(Example: Framebuilding:Brazing Technique)

Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 09:53:31 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Ted E. Baer" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Fiamme 27" rims
To: Dan and Barb Artley/Stein <>, Classic Renezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <000901c5b6eb$3fddd6c0$>

Hi Dan,

Thanks for the info. Mine happen to be the ones with the Tipo hubs as well. Do you have any idea where I can find the old vintage pink tires? I want to use these wheels to ride up and down the streets of San Francisco in parades!

Thanks again for your help.

Regards, Ted E. Baer Palo Alto, CA

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--- Dan and Barb Artley/Stein <> wrote:
> I worked in a shop in the early 70's that sold
> 'Corso' bikes, Stuyvesant
> Cycles own brand. The shop was a tire place that
> had decided to carry
> bikes and Stuyvesant in Manhattan supplied them with
> these, all alloy
> components, Italian and only $79.00. The bikes were
> pure crap with most
> bolts shearing off without the least twist possible
> to hold components
> on. Crap except for the wheels which were Campy
> Tipo hubs, Fiamme
> yellow label clincher 27" rims and these big fat (32
> mm?) pink wired on
> Clement tires with deep straight tread, kinda like
> what you would see at
> K-Mart only pink. The bikes were totally
> forgettable, never saw any
> again after they switched to better bikes, Atala and
> Bridgestone/Kabuki.
> The cheap Atala's were only a couple of steps up
> from the Corso's.
> Happy trails,
> Dan Artley in Parkton, MD
> <<<So does anyone know anything about the 27" Fiamme
> rims I asked about
> earlier? Or am I in the wrong forum altogether?
> Ted E. Baer>>>
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