Re: [CR]Re: Ebay mystery bike


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From: Rodney Kugizaki <kugi@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Ebay mystery bike
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 18:08:16 -0700
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Pretty sure it's a ItalVega Super Speciale, circa 1973 or so. I have an (approximately 1975-6) frame, it's a light silver-green color with a different treatment on the seat stays. They also made a superlight version, was pearl white, which had a drilled grupo.

Rodney Kugizaki Tucson, AZ

On Aug 31, 2007, at 12:27 PM, Waldo Magnuson wrote:
> I concur with Kerrigan, it does look like an Italvega. My guess
> would be a Super Speciale or Super Record model and early/mid 1970s.
> I wonder (and see all the time regarding sizes) about "BIG" at
> 61 cm C-C. I am six feet tall and about average height I would
> guess for today's society. My Italvega is 61 cm C-C with a
> standover of 34 in. and is a good fit. I also have a Holdsworth
> which is 62 cm C-C and a SO of 35 in. and just a little tall but
> ok. I know that the racing group is maybe 5 ft 6 in and 150 lbs.
> but for the "average" population and rider 61 cm is not BIG. Just
> my 2c.
> Skip Magnuson
> Spokane, WA
>
> Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 16:23:57 +0000
> From: kerriganbennett@comcast.net (K.R. Bennett)
> Message: 3
>
> Looks a lot like an early to mid-70's Italvega to me.
>
> Kerrigan Bennett
> Pleasant Hill, CA USA
>
> Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 11:55:03 -0400
> Subject: [CR]Ebay mystery
>
> Usual Q: who do you think built the BIG Italian bike; item #
> 320153510105 ?
>
> David Bean
> Arlington, MA