Re: [CR]Pogliaghi on ebay


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 13:11:38 -0600
From: "Mitch Harris" <mitch.harris@gmail.com>
To: "Marty Eison" <meison01@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Pogliaghi on ebay
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But wouldn't a British path racer have at least the fork drilled and probably the brake bridge too? Strange combination of details to have no drilling for brakes on a bike with those braze-ons, even if you account for the BB shell by guessing the builder used a shell for a geared bike. Mitch Harris Little Rock Canyon, Utah

On 6/6/07, Marty Eison <meison01@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> My daily search of ebay for all things Pogliaghi on ebay returned this
> frame
>
> today.
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270127813760
>
> This bike intrigues me in that it has some features that don't quite make
> sense to me.
> It is advertised as a track frame but It appears to have vertical dropouts
> in the rear,
> There are cable guides under the bottom bracket, and water bottle braze
> ons.
> The brake bridge is not drilled (and is a different shape than my later
> pog track frame has).
> Lug treatment appears to be much less refined than on other
> Pogs pictured on the CR website.
> I've also never seen a Pog (although I haven't seen all that many)
> with "Pogliaghi Italcours" stamped into the headtube.
> What is this? was this an early Pog spec'd somewhat similiar
> to a british path racer?
>
> Marty Eison
> Frisco, Texas USA