Re: [CR] Was the Cinelli Model B intended for touring? (Josh Berger)


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Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 09:24:37 -0800
From: Jim Merz <jameshmerz@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Was the Cinelli Model B intended for touring? (Josh Berger)


As far as I know the Italians disdain anything to do with bicycle touring. I think the B was just a lower price point. No reason either model could not be used for touring though.

Jim Merz Big Sur CA

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 9:18 AM, <Cino1947@aol.com> wrote:
> The Cinelli Model B was a lower priced model than the Supercorsa- probably
> because of the use of lower end components.But was the B also intended more
> for touring than the SC- slacker angles, flat fork crown allowing for
> better shock absorption than a sloping crown, etc.? Or was the B also
> considered a racing bike?
> This would make it a situation similar to the Raleigh Pro vs. their
> International. The International had slacker angles and longer wheelbase.
> l
> Josh Berger
> Bronx, NY
> USA
> _cino1947@aol.com_ (mailto:cino1947@aol.com)