Re: [CR]1947 Giotto Cinelli bike

(Example: Framebuilding:Technology)

Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 09:37:23 -0700
From: "Kurt Sperry" <haxixe@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]1947 Giotto Cinelli bike
In-Reply-To: <03ef01c6b0b9$0e463bc0$0400a8c0@HPLAPTOP>
References: <03ef01c6b0b9$0e463bc0$0400a8c0@HPLAPTOP>
cc: CR <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Another link to a pic of a Giotto Cinelli:

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/2004-Velo-Rendezvous/Cinelli_B_hind_Cambio_Corsa

Kurt Sperry Bellingham WA

On 7/26/06, The Maaslands <TheMaaslands@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Don asked whether anybody had ever seen a Giotto Cinelli bike from the
> 1940's.
>
> There is at least one in California. The headbadge shows a knight
> mounted on a horse (not only the knight's head like the later Cinelli
> logos) The cranks are also marked with G. Cinelli and once again the
> knight mounted on a horse. According to Andrea Cinelli (son of Cino),
> who spoke to his uncle Giotto for confirmation, there were very few
> frames built with the Giotto Cinelli name. You can however see a photo
> of an amateur team that Giotto sponsosred here:
>
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Cinelli_History/Giotto_Cinelli_team_pho
> to_1946_47
>
> Here is photo of Giotto when he rode as a pro:
>
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Cinelli_History/Giotto_Cinelli_1939
>
> Here is a photo of a Giotto Cinelli branded chainset:
>
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Cinelli_History/Cinelli_Chainset_front
> full=1
>
> Steven Maasland
> Moorestown, NJ
>
> fineartscrimshaw.com