Re: [CR] Ciclo Locomotiva - "sympathetic restoration"?

Example: Component Manufacturers:Cinelli

Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2009 06:49:58 -0400
From: James Swan <>
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To: Marc Winnikoff <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Ciclo Locomotiva - "sympathetic restoration"?

On Jul 18, 2009, at 11:57 PM, Marc Winnikoff wrote:
> I am
> going to embark on a sympathetic restoration, not a rebuild/repaint.

Hi Marc,

I apologize for hijacking your thread, but IMHO it's for a good cause. I like your use of the phrase "sympathetic restoration".

I was asked to be a judge this year at the Brooklyn Bike Jumble and also at Le Cirque. In both cases I was vested with the responsibility to give awards for "Best Restored".

I'd like to take a poll. Who thinks that the term "restored" means the bike has been repainted?

No debate about the relative merits please: just answer the question. Thanks.

Jamie Swan Northport, NY, USA