Re: [CR] 1974 vs. 2009, Colnago Super

(Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer)

From: "aldoross4" <aldoross4@siscom.net>
To: John Wood <braxton72@gmail.com>, Edward Albert <ealbert01@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:51:56 -0500
Cc: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] 1974 vs. 2009, Colnago Super


My old Dad paid $3200 for a new 1970 Monte Carlo.

Aldo Ross Middletown, Ohio, USA

----- Original Message Follows -----
From: John Wood <braxton72@gmail.com>
To: Edward Albert <ealbert01@gmail.com>
Cc: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] 1974 vs. 2009, Colnago Super
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 08:28:50 -0700


> Your calculation should go back to 1971 for the starting

> price on that Colnago, at least according to Angel's post.

> Also I will add, what was the average price of a new car

> in 1971 compared to today?

>

> John

>

> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 6:08 AM, Edward Albert

> <ealbert01@gmail.com> wrote:

>

> > There has been a lot of talk about the outrageous cost

> > of all these new bikes that add nothing to the

> > technology or experience of cycling. I used a

> > web based calculator to estimate what $430 for a

> > complete Campy Colnago bought in 1975 would cost in

> > 2009. Accounting for inflation and other factors they

> > calculate the 2009 equivalent would be$4,093. I you sop

> > wisely you can get pretty close to top of the line (off

> > topic) CF (sorry Dale) in that price range.

> >

> > Edward Albert, about to go out in spring like weather on

> > his 1990 KOF steel Tommasini Diamonte with clip on

> > fenders in, Chappaqua, New York, U.S.A.

> >

> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 7:10 AM, Angel Garcia

> <veronaman@gmail.com> wrote: >

> > > Velo-Sport Cyclery of Berkeley, CA, had these prices

> > for a Colnago Super in

> > > 1971:

> > > f/f $175

> > > f/f with hs and bb $ 210 (ad doesn't specify maker of

> > > hs and bb) complete road Campagnolo equipped $430

> > > mail orders: $5 packing

> > >

> > >

> > > Angel Garcia

> > > Long Valley, NJ

> > > ------------------------

> > >

> > > By way of comparison :

> > >

> > >

> > >

> > >

> >

>
http://www.wrenchscience.com/Colnago/Master+X-Light+-+08/Road_Bikes/Frames.html

> > >

> > > Colnago Master X-light 2008 : $2000

> > > With Campy Super-Record-11 : $5800 : 17.68 lbs

> > > Deflated to 1974 prices : $1358 : 21.00 lbs ?

> > >

> > > http://www.westegg.com/inflation/

> > >

> > > What did a Colnago Super with full Super-Record

> > > grouppo cost back in 1974/75 ?? I think part of the

> > > reason for the CR list is that bicycle prices for

> > today have spiraled out of control. >

> > > What do you think ?

> > >

> > > - Don Gillies

> > > San Diego, CA, USA

> > >

> > >


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