Re: [CR]never let it be said... - and evidence of a crime


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

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Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 13:37:49 -0400
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From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]never let it be said... - and evidence of a crime


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160173619417

Quoth Mike Kone:
>...The reason the frame went so cheap is the aero routing on the top
>tube and downtube for the shifters (none of which is clear in the
>photos). This was perhaps the greatest mutilation of a vintage bike
>I can recall seeing.

At least they didn't install a front derailer braze-on! ;-)
>One could spend hundreds to correct the crimes, then do the repaint,
>and then at the end of the day still have a tortured frame that is a
>repaint. I admit I almost bid on it, but unless one was content to
>enjoy it as is, the frame is forever cursed.

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