[CR]Re: Lots of 70's Colnagos seem to be coming out of the woodwork...


Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 09:50:34 -0700
From: "Tam Pham" <terminaut@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Re: Lots of 70's Colnagos seem to be coming out of the woodwork...


Hi Jay,

That's one of the earlier Colnago forks, with the round cutouts on the side of the crown. I enlarged the photo a bit and the circles are more visible here:

http://www.chainedrevolution.com/images/bikes/temp/fork.jpg

The Simplex gear isn't too big of a deal IMHO since it's easy enough to replace them with the proper Campagnolo components.

Cheers, Tam Pham Huntington Beach, CA - USA

On 7/6/07, Jay Sexton <jvs@sonic.net> wrote:
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> Tam, hard to see in the photos, but it appears that the fork may not be
> original? Don't Colnago fork crowns from that era usually have a clover
> cast into the crown?
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> And what about the gear on that bike. Were Simplex derailleurs common for
> European Colnagos?
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> Jay Sexton
> Sebastopol, CA
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> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 18:51:15 -0700
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> woodwork...
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> Another one... looks to be a prime size, but still at home in Italy.
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> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180137000558
> (no affiliation to seller)
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> Plenty of opportunities to git yerself a Colnago for VR!
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> Tam Pham
> Huntington Beach, CA - USA