Re: [CR]Cinelli Sloped Crown vs. Square Crown

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From: "Rudy Norvelle" <rudy43norvelle@comcast.net>
To: "JEFFERY Pyzyk" <appraisalresourcegroup@msn.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli Sloped Crown vs. Square Crown
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 13:06:36 -0800
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My 1969 Super Corsa Road Bike has the sloping crown and still has the drain hole in the bottom bracket. In addtion is has chromed tipped forks. I purchased it in 1969 from Spence Wolf. I hope this helps a little bit.

Rudy Norvelle
San Jose, CA


----- Original Message -----
From: JEFFERY Pyzyk
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 9:41 AM
Subject: [CR]Cinelli Sloped Crown vs. Square Crown



> Does anyone know if the square crown fork was used on Super Corsas or
> Speciale Corsas? If so, when was the sloping crown introduced? I know
> that the square crown was used on track models and the Model B. Also,
> does anyone have info on when and on what model chrome tipped forks and
> chainstay "socks" were used? Finally, Did Cinelli definitely eliminate
> the bottom bracket drain hole in 1965 or could it have been a bit earlier?
>
> Jeff Pyzyk
> Milwaukee, WI