Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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In Oceanside waiting for the start of the 2006 Race Across America, someone yelled, "A Capo ... sweet!" It gets fewer looks and compliments than I would expect, presumably because folks around here are so heavily into expensive new bikes.
Some of the folks at work recall riding Peugeot UO-8s similar to mine (but much more stock).
I ride classics because I like them, irrespective of whether they get noticed, but it is fun to have and ride an unusual bike. I took my first ride with the local YMCA's new Master Fit group, and the Capo and I had no trouble keeping up with all of the new gear.
"Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069