Re: [CR]Re: Early Cinelli Workmanship


Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 10:38:53 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Fred Rednor" <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Early Cinelli Workmanship
To: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, Classic Rendevous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <A7C63CA5-D60F-4698-93B1-4B1B16F27526@earthlink.net>



--- Chuck Schmidt wrote:


>
> On May 30, 2007, at 8:46 AM, Donald Gillies wrote:
>
> > Maybe the reason why later Cinelli workmanship was so high
> - in
> > reality - was that maybe - just maybe - your first few
> attempts really
> > didn't look so hot and you spent all those years playing
> "catchup" :
> >
> >
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
> >
> > (shows Cinelli Firenze stem with expander bolt and the
> steering column
> > area was obviously cut on Monday morning after a long
> weekend of
> > drinking, the slits have all the precision of Harry
> Potter's
> > lightning-bolt scar on his forehead ...)
> >
> > - Don Gillies
> > San Diego, CA
>
>
> Shouts rider modified to me Don.

Agreed. In fact, to quote from the auction listing: "THE TUBE FOR STEERER HAS SOME CUTS ( MADE NOT BY FACTOR , see pictures ) FOR FIXING INCREASE"

Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)