Re: Cinelli clones, was Re [CR]My bike.


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 11:37:26 -0600
From: "Mitch Harris" <mitch.harris@gmail.com>
To: hsachs@alumni.rice.edu
Subject: Re: Cinelli clones, was Re [CR]My bike.
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cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

True again: My super course clone 531 Raysport takes a 27.2.

Mitch Harris Little Rock Canyon, Utah

On 6/30/07, Harvey Sachs <hmsachs@verizon.net> wrote:
>
> Jerry Moos wrote:
>
> A Cinelli is easy to spot. Most models have a very unique seatstay
> attachment shared only by a very few Cinelli clones, mostly the Windsor
> Pro. It looks like this:
>
> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Cinelli/Cinelli_cluster.htm
>
> +++++++++++++++++++++
> I could be wrong, but I believe that all of the vintage Cinelli SC
> models use an otherwise rare 26.2 seat post, because the upper 4 cm or
> so of the seat tube has a brazed-in shim to reduce the diameter there. I
> like this feature, since it reduces the likelihood that the seat post
> will get horribly stuck. Please correct me if needed, but I don't think
> the Windsor or other clones had this feature.

>

> thanks

> harvey sachs

> mcLean va