Re: [CR] 'basement find' '73-'74 Bianchi w/ 'MANN' decals; info requested.....


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Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 20:28:48 +0100
From: Freek Faro <khun.freek@gmail.com>
To: Larry Myers <curmudgeon1957@yahoo.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] 'basement find' '73-'74 Bianchi w/ 'MANN' decals; info requested.....


The ever-trustworthy database http://wielrennen.hour.be/Ploegen_Alfabetisch.asp delivered Mann teams form the years '67 (Mann-Marabout), 66 -> 70 (Mann-Grundig) and 68 (Mann-Grundig-LKibertas). Thats all i can add ... Nothing Bianchi or mid-70s in there ..

Freek Faro Rotterdam Netherlands

2010/2/25 Larry Myers <curmudgeon1957@yahoo.com>
> Hello, again-
>
> One of my housemates has had this Bianchi road bike in the basement
> forever; I finally got him interested in restoring it (no, it's not for
> sale), and now I'm trying to possibly find some more info before we take it
> all apart...rough condition, all campy NR (dated '74) except for Zeus hubs
> and off-topic saddle and post. The 'MANN' stickers are what pique my
> curiosity- my ravaged brain has a fuzzy recollection of Mann as a sponsor of
> pro cycling in years past, so I'm wondering if this might be some sort of
> team bike...here is the link to a Flickr set called Ali's Bianchi ....
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/54878462@N00/sets/72157623379200555/
>
> Any info appreciated!
>
> Thanks,
> Larry Myers Portland, OR, USA