Re: [CR]Another Mystery Frame I.D.


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From: "Nic Henderson" <nic.henderson@ntlworld.com>
To: "Darcy Warn" <bolddisaster@hotmail.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <BAY105-F17F78888327471EE23BC0AC5160@phx.gbl>
Subject: Re: [CR]Another Mystery Frame I.D.
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 00:34:28 -0000
reply-type=original

Darcy, It looks like an Olmo to me!

Nic.Henderson
S.Wales U.K.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Darcy Warn"
To:
Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2006 11:36 PM
Subject: [CR]Another Mystery Frame I.D.



> Greetings-
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> Here is a mystery bike that someone removed the badge from while spray
> painting it at some point in time. This was a thrift store find.
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> http://www.villagephotos.com/pubbrowse.asp?folder_id=1587910
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> It has thickish chromed lugs and stays, it came with Campy 1010 frame
> ends, a campy 26.4 post, campy NR rear mech (Pat. 70 mark), 3T "spear"
> stem, Weinmann centerpulls. The cranks are rather nice unmarked cottered
> models. I haven't checked the threadings. It feels like a gaspipe frame
> but I'm baffled by the nicer parts. The remaining parts were a dodgy mix
> of Japanese and what-have-you rubbish added later on obviously. Note the
> seat stay attachments also. The file marks are very noticeable, hasty
> finish work is obvious. I can only guess it's a lower end Italian make?
> I'd throw it out, but the odd features are interesting. Any help is
> appreciated.
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> Darcy Warn,

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> near Boise

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> ID