Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries - Gios Torino ???
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02-24-12, 08:41 AM
Someone just told me that my Gios Torino professional with Franscesco Moser front forks and Campagnola dropouts is NOT a Gios. Does anyone know how to confirm this. Attacted is a few pictures. Thanks
02-24-12, 09:06 AM
02-24-12, 09:13 AM
Doesn't look like any Gios I have ever seen. And "Torino" is not the model, just the city Gios is from. This bike has none of the hallmark Gios features.
02-24-12, 11:09 AM
After Colnagos, I would say the most counterfeited bike is Gios. Dunno if yours is fake but it looks like no other Gios that I have seen.
02-24-12, 01:01 PM
It's not a Gios. Most have something on the frame to indicate the Gios, especially the bottom bracket, chainstays and fork crown.
02-24-12, 01:57 PM
It's got a Moser fork, is it a Moser?
I did some quick searching and couldn't find a lot of good detailed shots of Moser bikes.
02-24-12, 02:30 PM
fork looks bent in the first pic
02-24-12, 02:31 PM
It has a Moser front fork with Campy rear dropout but do not know anymore than this.
02-24-12, 02:47 PM
hey...youve got a seat tube decal on the down tube. verrrry interesting. im thinking its an old moser that the decals came off so they owner had a couple loose gios seat tube decals laying around and threw them on. Oh well...if you like the ride...who cares. campy drop outs do point to a high quality frame.
02-24-12, 06:12 PM
It really wants to be a Gios.
02-24-12, 07:55 PM
found numbers on bottom bracket PS 7565
i have also attached pic of the lugs.
02-24-12, 08:45 PM
The graphics spell Gios.
hey...youve got a seat tube decal on the down tube.
That's almost funny.
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