Re: [CR] Was Cinelli bars, etc. Now GB bar sizes.


Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente

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Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 10:48:15 -0400
From: Ken Freeman <kenfreeman096@gmail.com>
To: Tom Forbes <tfbike@hotmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Was Cinelli bars, etc. Now GB bar sizes.


I don't want to saw on any sensitive logs, but I am a bit confused. I thought Cinelli 1A stems were neither clear-coated nor anodized.

Ken Freeman Ann Arbor, MI USA

On Saturday, July 25, 2009, Tom Forbes <tfbike@hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi all, were GB bars ever available in 44-46 sizes ? If so, would anybody have a pair for sale? I need an alternative to my 38's on my "74 Raleigh Pro.
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> Thanks.
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> Tom Forbes
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> Houston, freaking hot Texas.
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> USA.
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>> From: rsb000@hotmail.com
>> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>> Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 11:23:05 -0500
>> Subject: Re: [CR] FOR SALE - Cinelli Handlebars And Stems (...i.e. crass opportunism)
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>> Tony,
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>> I am going to assume that your comments were well intentioned, and therefore
>> I will try not to be overly sensitive in my reply given the unfortunate and
>> embarrassing history of my recent "ON LIST" messages regarding Cinelli
>> handlebars and stems.
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>>
>>
>> That said, the wording to which you refer, specifically my use of the phrase
>> ".aluminum alloy with anodized clear coat" was intended to convey the fact
>> that the anodized coating itself on the respective stems in question is NOT
>> color tinted, but rather CLEAR (.capiche?). I am well aware of the fact
>> that one can "clear coat" an aluminum substrate without anodizing same and
>> that the two processes can be and often are mutually exclusive. If my turn
>> of the phrase was such that it begged confusion on your part, that is most
>> unfortunate. Perhaps I would have been better served to use the words
>> ".clear anodized aluminum alloy" in order to avoid any confusion on the
>> matter.
>>
>>
>>
>> Robert "CLEARLY unwilling to pursue this topic any further" Broderick
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>> .the "Frozen Flatlands" of South Dakota
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>> Sioux Falls, USA
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Anthony Taylor [mailto:ajft1942@yahoo.com]
>> Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2009 10:40 AM
>> To: rsb000@hotmail.com; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>> Subject: Re: [CR] FOR SALE - Cinelli Handlebars And Stems (...i.e. crass
>> opportunism)
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>>
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>> Just for the record, you have either clear coat, or anodizing. Clear coating
>> over anodizing would be redundant.
>>
>> The good quality equipment is usually anodized. It is permanent, and "sweat
>> proof"! The cheaper stuff is clear coated and is not sweat proof. Ends up
>> with a patchy look where the clear coat has deteriorated and allowed the
>> aluminum underneath to oxidize.
>>
>> Do not use abrasive metal polishes on anosizing. It will abrade away,
>> leaving you with the kind of finish you get from worn clear coat.
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>> Thanks
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>>
>>
>> Tony Taylor
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>> Manchester NH