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09-06-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Old Fireleg

Although the technical solution is archaic, this...

Although the technical solution is archaic, this engraved logo shows a 1985-í87 production.
09-04-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By Old Fireleg

Based on the shape of the seatstayís cap, I would...

Based on the shape of the seatstayís cap, I would narrow down the production date to 1983-85. The forkcrown is likely to cut another one year out of this. So I think it could be '84 -'85.
09-03-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,264
Posted By Old Fireleg

It reminds me of catalogs from the í70s

It reminds me of catalogs from the í70s
08-13-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Old Fireleg

Yes, I have experienced this contradiction...

Yes, I have experienced this contradiction already. The Cinelli stem (1A vs. 1R) and the Allen screw on the brake caliper show the difference from afar. Here is another picture of the supposedly...
08-12-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Old Fireleg

I read this interview a few years ago, luckily I...

I read this interview a few years ago, luckily I found it again. It mentions Battaglin and interesting stories from behind the scenes.
...
08-12-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Old Fireleg

In 1981, the Inoxpran team had a contract with...

In 1981, the Inoxpran team had a contract with Pinarello. That’s why also Battaglin drove Pinarello in every race. In 1982, Pinarello switched to the Metauromobili team. And Battaglin provided...
08-01-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 213,486
Posted By Old Fireleg

The singer Seal. ...

The singer Seal.


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07-30-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,500
Posted By Old Fireleg

Is the 308 so 80s? Hombre, the Lancia Delta and...

Is the 308 so 80s?
Hombre, the Lancia Delta and his companions were the 80s. Stand next to the 308 with a Lotus Esprit and you’ll see what the ’80s were like.
Flock of Seagulls...
The ’70s were...
07-29-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,500
Posted By Old Fireleg

Is the 308 ugly?! :roflmao:

Is the 308 ugly?! :roflmao:
07-28-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,500
Posted By Old Fireleg

Enzo was perhaps "just" an excellent manager, the...

Enzo was perhaps "just" an excellent manager, the geniuses were called Pininfarina, Colombo, Forghieri, etc.
07-25-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Old Fireleg

Hi, at the link below you will find the bike...

Hi,

at the link below you will find the bike of Lemond's teammate. 20 pictures. I think you get answers to all your questions from this. I saved all 20 images to my PC if someone needs it later...
07-24-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,500
Posted By Old Fireleg

Probably yes. An early prototype. The final...

Probably yes. An early prototype. The final result is below:

( PS: Monica isn't bad either, but I think I'd choose the Miura. After that I wouldn't have a problem with dating ... ;) )...
07-22-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,500
Posted By Old Fireleg

I have no knowledge of the American situation....

I have no knowledge of the American situation. But here in Europe (but not in Italy), I remember listening to my father’s narrative as a child in the ’70s, who was young in the‘ 40s and ’50s, and...
07-21-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,500
Posted By Old Fireleg

In two words: history and aesthetics This...

In two words: history and aesthetics


This is such that a Porsche may have better suspension and less likely to deteriorate. But when a Ferrari is standing next to a Porsch at the traffic light,...
07-01-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,357
Posted By Old Fireleg

This is also a SLX with a pre Cinelli spoiler BB...

This is also a SLX with a pre Cinelli spoiler BB shell. The serial number is 3309 (if I see it right). I think around 3500 they started using the spoiler shell. The Columbus SLX sticker is also the...
06-21-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By Old Fireleg

I remember your pictures, my cat with similar...

I remember your pictures, my cat with similar color, Cinnamon, once chewed the cord of the lawn mower. Fortunately, there was no electricity in it. And luckily, the tires are not interested ......
06-08-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By Old Fireleg

You’re a great master of fun:thumb:, but life is...

You’re a great master of fun:thumb:, but life is at least that great... In the 1982 season, Francesco Moser & Co.dressed in Campagnolo commercials rode full D-A 7200 EX & 7300 AX mix equipped Moser...
05-28-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By Old Fireleg

The main problem with Italian catalogs from the...

The main problem with Italian catalogs from the ’70s to’ 80s is that they were printed almost without exception, without a year number. I often rely on Italian photographer Stefano Sirotti, who has...
05-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By Old Fireleg

1985 - ca.'88 The record 84 stem (which is...

1985 - ca.'88
The record 84 stem (which is another model) was even made with the older typ engraved logo, but they soon switched to this type of logo like yours. But from '88 to '89, however, the...
05-25-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Old Fireleg

This Rustoleum Chinese red 243826 probably...

This Rustoleum Chinese red 243826 probably corresponds to Traffic red, which is RAL 3020. This is absolute red. 50% magenta, 50% yellow, 0% cyan. The red currently on the Bottecchia website is...
05-18-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Old Fireleg

Hi, in recent days, Iíve been trying to define...

Hi,
in recent days, Iíve been trying to define the red on my own with a detailed 1820+ color Pantone scale. I didn't find exactly.
There is a site here where, based on photos, it can be CMYK, RGB...
05-18-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,161
Posted By Old Fireleg

Interesting, I pushed for your .com links and I...

Interesting, I pushed for your .com links and I got 279 results . There may be some local throttling in some countries. Maybe it’s in the background, my country doesn’t have its own ebay site.
05-16-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,161
Posted By Old Fireleg

I don't know with which local setting works the...

I don't know with which local setting works the ebay elsewhere, but for me (here in Central Europe) .com also displays this Italian frame. Just like everything from Australia over South Africa to...
05-16-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,885
Posted By Old Fireleg

Great works, guys! :thumb: Also write more...

Great works, guys! :thumb:
Also write more details about the process, sanding, brands of used materials, blowing techniques, etc, etc. . How did you protect from dust?
05-10-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Old Fireleg

The Real King has jumped for me from verse...

The Real King has jumped for me from verse sorting:
(True to other sports, but classic):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgKIL7qOhOU

and R.I.P. Richard Wayne. Penniman
05-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Old Fireleg

Well, that's tired... ...

Well, that's tired...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OejRj_hFIU
05-07-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By Old Fireleg

Thanks for the infos! I looked at the crono...

Thanks for the infos!
I looked at the crono bikes of the í88 Gewiss team (not very good quality pictures). It seems to me like the bianchis also went with a shouldered fork crown. But I'm not sure....
05-07-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 877
Posted By Old Fireleg

Thanks for the exact description! I quickly...

Thanks for the exact description!
I quickly searched for it and threw out the following:...
05-06-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 877
Posted By Old Fireleg

Hi, I looked at it, my memories cheated, but...

Hi,
I looked at it, my memories cheated, but the red-white-green.is right. Not the national team, but the supplier of Fradi was sinore Vianelli. I was also a little insecure because the guy whose...
05-05-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By Old Fireleg

Our Momo is very bored. ...

Our Momo is very bored.

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05-05-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By Old Fireleg

Rarity of rarities! Absolutely Holy Grail. ...

Rarity of rarities! Absolutely Holy Grail.
Legnano Crono Alfa Lum. Only in 1988. Fondriest's year. / The road version is not very common either ;) /
...
05-05-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By Old Fireleg

What a beauty!

What a beauty!
05-05-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By Old Fireleg

One interesting thing I learned recently, even...

One interesting thing I learned recently, even though Iíve had cats for 20 years all the time: Tricolor cats can only be females due to the specificity of genetic color combinations. Nature always...
02-12-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,264
Posted By Old Fireleg

Great eye for the original La Gazzetta shot. And...

Great eye for the original La Gazzetta shot. And the B&W modification is super cool with dramatic contrast enhancement.
(That brake pad isn't nothing! / in the bottom picture)
02-04-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By Old Fireleg

The great Francesco is probably the most grateful...

The great Francesco is probably the most grateful bike rider ever in terms of photography. Incredible determination and concentration on the face, full thrust in the muscles ... All in a beautiful...
12-10-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By Old Fireleg

The cold days were coming here, too. Momo...

The cold days were coming here, too.
Momo seized the tile stove from the other cats.
So far, there has been no veto on this one-sided decision ...
...
10-28-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By Old Fireleg

Hi, as Gary wrote here above me, this is...

Hi,

as Gary wrote here above me, this is really a first generation Piu of 88-90 (both cable holes on the top of TT.).Or really 1 / b, because on the first pieces in the first year the seat stay...
10-25-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By Old Fireleg

Classic - What the next generations have...

Classic - What the next generations have recognized as a value, or even a masterpiece.
Vintage - Rather it refers to age and in its value (also in the abstract sense) age is the determining factor
10-22-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Old Fireleg

Years ago I came across a frame that is very...

Years ago I came across a frame that is very similar to this. In a rather poor condition. At that time I was trying to identify and couldn't find exactly the right one. It's a pretty heavy frame, and...
09-28-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,307
Posted By Old Fireleg

Romani also made excellent frames in low numbers....

Romani also made excellent frames in low numbers. The photo below shows the mine (with horrible in-store repainting) next to the my Mino Denti Aero Master with same size. The details are the same as...
09-23-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By Old Fireleg

... And a picture of a earlier time when Moser...

... And a picture of a earlier time when Moser still hadn't fallen victim to a fatal misunderstanding.
...
09-21-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Old Fireleg

I'm not an expert, but I know so after the brake...

I'm not an expert, but I know so after the brake disc cleaner, you'll never be able to paint anything. In our neighborhood nightly jealous husbands pour it to car's paint of enthusiastic lovers.
09-15-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,460
Posted By Old Fireleg

Speaking of Faggin ... It was in the summer...

Speaking of Faggin ...

It was in the summer that my younger daughter signaled that she would go next day for a bike trip nearby, but they would also go on forest dirt roads. This caused me a...
09-14-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By Old Fireleg

Thanks for your kind words! From your topic...

Thanks for your kind words!

From your topic opener fantastic Paletti Ghibli's handlebar tape reminded me of this other beauty what I've seen before.

...
09-13-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By Old Fireleg

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Cinelli Super Corsa TT.

I can't add too many comments. Fine, not exaggerated...
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