Re: [CR]Can't Identify this bike


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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 16:35:55 -0400
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Can't Identify this bike
In-reply-to: <78F1EB84-9187-4148-83CA-AAFBD236113B@gmail.com>
To: Nathan Aschbacher <nathan.aschbacher@gmail.com>
References: <78F1EB84-9187-4148-83CA-AAFBD236113B@gmail.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

That is a Mexican made Windsor, circa 1978. It is actually a lower model with straight guage tubing.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Great Notch, NJ

Nathan Aschbacher wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to the list.
>
> I recently purchased a beautiful vintage road bike, but I'm totally
> uncertain of its era or make.
>
> Here's a link to some pictures of the bike (built up with modern
> parts) and the original fork (not used because of a switch to 700c
> wheels):
>
> http://www.cellsixtyone.com/temp_images/bike/bike.html
>
> Here's everything I know about it:
>
> 1) Previous owner suspected it was a Cinelli, hence the stickers, but
> I'm highly doubtful.
> 2) Originally had 27" wheels.
> 3)Suntour dropouts.
> 4) Fork has a slight slope to the crown.
> 5) On the non-drive side of the bike just below the seat cluster
> appears to be the serial number stamped into the seattube lengthwise.
> 6) The lug-style looks similar but not identical to a 60's era Masi
> Special.
> 7) It's been repainted (badly).
> 8) No braze-on's
> 9) I believe it is Italian, but I'm not certain.
>
> Anyone have any clues or ideas? I've dug round oldroads.com and
> wooljersey.com a bit, as well as the pictures section of this site,
> but nothing conclusive.

>

> Thanks!

>

> Nathan Aschbacher

> Spokane, WA