Re: [CR]re: KOF Lugged Steel 2009 Bianchi Dolomiti and more

(Example: Production Builders:Teledyne)

Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 20:05:08 -0400
From: "Angel Garcia" <veronaman@gmail.com>
To: "CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]re: KOF Lugged Steel 2009 Bianchi Dolomiti and more
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I agree that people in the industry are taking note of the interest in lugged steel. My friends at Chesini in Verona also started building some nice frames earlier this year; photos of a few of them are in my blog at: http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2008/06/another-custom-chesini-track-frame.html

http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2008/04/chesini-track-and-fixed-gear-frames.html

Angel Garcia Verona, Italy On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 7:49 PM, Mark Poore <rauler83@yahoo.com> wrote:
> With the Bianchi Dolomiti, the introduction of the new retro Rauler in two
> models and this Kona that a friend is thinking of buying we might be seeing
> a resurrection of sorts in the industry. While Kona doesn't come with a lo
> ng history of making bikes, I believe this might be the first lugged bike t
> hey have made, it gives one additional hope for the future and the offeri
> ngs that might come. Do they qualify to be a KOF? I do like the discription
> of the bike: "New this year to the Kona Road program is the Kapu. A beauti
> ful, old school lugged frame that harks (yep... used the word "hark") back
> to when frames were meticulously crafted in only small batches by guys name
> d Giuseppe."
> http://www.konaworld.com/08_kapu_w.htm
>
> Mark Poore
> Slatyfork, WV
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