Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries - Gios Torino ???
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
02-24-12, 07:41 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, 08:06 AM
02-24-12, 08:13 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, 10:09 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, 12:01 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, 12:57 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, 01:30 PM
fork looks bent in the first pic
02-24-12, 01:31 PM
It has a Moser front fork with Campy rear dropout but do not know anymore than this.
02-24-12, 01:47 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, 05:12 PM
It really wants to be a Gios.
02-24-12, 06:55 PM
found numbers on bottom bracket PS 7565
i have also attached pic of the lugs.
02-24-12, 07:45 PM
The graphics spell Gios.
hey...youve got a seat tube decal on the down tube.
That's almost funny.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.