Re: [CR] Cinelli road models: Ron Kitching Everything Cycling catalogues


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Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 16:50:11 -0500
From: <cgallegro@charter.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, Peter Brueggeman <4peebee@peterbrueggeman.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Cinelli road models: Ron Kitching Everything Cycling catalogues


Hi Gang, So... Did they call any frames a Model B in the early to mid 1950's or were they just a Cinelli??
Regards
Craig Griffith
San Luis Obispo,ca.
USA


---- Peter Brueggeman <4peebee@peterbrueggeman.com> wrote:


> About Cinelli road models (adding onto previous CR discussion), here's the

\r?\n> Ron Kitching Everything Cycling catalogue specifications.

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\r?\n> 1958 Everything Cycling catalogue

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\r?\n> Corsa: standard road racing model in best quality Italian tubing; available

\r?\n> in two finishes as follows: Italian finish [green enamel; chrome fork crown,

\r?\n> front and rear ends, top and bottom head lugs; three coloured rings on seat

\r?\n> tube]; English finish [green enamel; chrome front forks, rear ends, top and

\r?\n> bottom head lugs, seat lug; four coloured rings on seat tube]. Fork ends

\r?\n> standard or for Simplex gear. Extra: Campagnolo front and rear gear fork

\r?\n> ends. [no mention or illustration of fork crown]

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\r?\n> Super Corsa: best quality Italian road racing frame; triangle tubes in

\r?\n> Reynolds 531 double butted, forks and rear stays in Columbus double butted

\r?\n> tubes; available in two finishes as follows: Italian finish [ivory enamel;

\r?\n> chrome fork crown, front and rear ends, top and bottom head lugs, seat lug;

\r?\n> Olympic bands above and below seat tube badge]; English finish [ivory

\r?\n> enamel; chrome front forks, rear ends, top and bottom head lugs, seat lug,

\r?\n> four chrome rings on seat tube]. Fork ends standard or for Simplex gear.

\r?\n> Extra: Campagnolo front and rear gear fork ends. [no mention or illustration

\r?\n> of fork crown]

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\r?\n> 1960 Everything Cycling catalogue

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\r?\n> Corsa: 72 parallel head and seat angles; finish [green or silver; chrome

\r?\n> plating on fork crown [note: flat fork crown], front and rear ends, top and

\r?\n> bottom head lugs; coloured bands around seat tube]; forged standard or gear

\r?\n> pattern fork ends. Extra: Campagnolo Gran Sport fork ends.

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\r?\n> Super Corsa: frame design as Corsa; triangle tubes in Reynolds 531 double

\r?\n> butted, with forks and rear stays in Columbus double butted; Campagnolo Gran

\r?\n> Sport fork ends; finish [white or Mars red or ivory; chrome plating on full

\r?\n> streamlined front forks [note: sloping fork crown], rear dropouts, top and

\r?\n> bottom head lugs, seat lug; four chrome rings on seat tube].

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\r?\n> 1963 Everything Cycling catalogue

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\r?\n> Corsa: 72 parallel head and seat angles; finish [Italia green or Star silver

\r?\n> or Metallic red; coloured bands round seat tube; chrome plating on fork

\r?\n> crown [note: flat fork crown], front and rear ends; top and bottom head

\r?\n> lugs]

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\r?\n> Super Corsa: frame design as Corsa; triangle tubes in Reynolds 531 with

\r?\n> forks (note: sloping fork crown) and stays in Columbus double butted; finish

\r?\n> [Grecian white or Mars red or ivory or Olympic yellow; chrome plating on

\r?\n> full streamlined front forks, rear dropouts, top and bottom head lugs, seat

\r?\n> lug; four chrome rings on seat tube].

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\r?\n> Riviera model listed in 1963 catalogue but not in previous catalogues

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\r?\n> 1970 Everything Cycling catalogue

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\r?\n> Corsa B [note: earlier catalogues do not refer to Corsa as 'Corsa B']: 72

\r?\n> parallel head and seat angles; Campagnolo Gran Sport or standard forged fork

\r?\n> ends; Columbus main triangle tubes, Falck fork blades and rear stays; finish

\r?\n> [Metallic Red; chrome plating on fork crown [note: flat fork crown], top and

\r?\n> bottom head lugs, front and rear fork ends]

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\r?\n> Super Corsa: Campagnolo Gran Sport fork ends; tubing: Columbus reinforced

\r?\n> throughout or with Reynolds 531 main triangle tubes on request; chrome on

\r?\n> full front forks [note: sloping fork crown], top and bottom head lugs, seat

\r?\n> lugs, rear fork ends, four chrome rings on seat tube; finish [Star silver

\r?\n> with two Olympic bands on seat tube; other colors to your own choice by

\r?\n> special order with several months delay]

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\r?\n> These catalogues are available as copies from Chuck Schmidt Velo Retro

\r?\n> http://www.velo-retro.com and are an invaluable and interesting resource for

\r?\n> vintage bike enthusiasts. It's fun simply to page through them....

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\r?\n> Peter Brueggeman

\r?\n> La Jolla California USA

\r?\n> 4peebee(at)peterbrueggeman.com