Re: [CR] Olmo pics and help needed to ID year and potential ownership by Jack Disney


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Subject: Re: [CR] Olmo pics and help needed to ID year and potential ownership by Jack Disney
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 18:28:53 -0700
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I think I have that same foto, but that's an Allegro special.
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates
CA USA


----- Original Message -----
From: Jan Heine
To: mike spess
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: [CR] Olmo pics and help needed to ID year and potential


ownership by Jack Disney


> At 2:08 PM -0700 5/29/07, mike spess wrote:
>
>> The bike is rumored to have belonged to Jack Disney at one point. The
>> gentlemen I purchased the bike from bought it at a shop here in Austin
>> around 1973. The bike shop owner (Mrs. German) supposedly bought the
>> bike directly from Jack Disney in L.A. a year or two before.
>> Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find any references (or photos) to
>> Jack Disney owning or racing an Olmo.
>
> There is a photo of Jack Disney sprinting for the line in the 1962
> Paramount Criterium Point Race in the long interview with Peter Rich in
> Bicycle Quarterly Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 19. Jack is riding a track bike, and
> you can see some of the identifying features of the frame (fork blades
> chrome-plated in lower 3rd, etc.). I can't say whether it's an Olmo or
> even your bike, but you might be able to get some clues from it.
>
> Jan Heine
> Editor
> Bicycle Quarterly
> 140 Lakeside Ave #C
> Seattle WA 98122
> http://www.bikequarterly.com