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

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Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 16:06:10 +0000
From: <gholl@optonline.net>
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Cc: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] 1974 vs. 2009, Colnago Super


I don't believe the Monte Carlo is still in production today. However, a basic 2009 Corvette retails for about $50,000
George
George Hollenberg MD
CT, USA


----- Original Message -----
From: aldoross4
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:52:00 -0000
Subject: Re: [CR] 1974 vs. 2009, Colnago Super
To: "John Wood", "Edward Albert"
Cc: "CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS"


> My old Dad paid $3200 for a new 1970 Monte Carlo.
>
> Aldo Ross
> Middletown, Ohio, USA
>
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
> From: John Wood
> To: Edward Albert
> Cc: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS
> 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
> > 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
> > 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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> > --
> > John Wood
> > Missoula, Montana, USA
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