Old 07-10-09, 07:27 AM
Picchio Special
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Originally Posted by big chainring View Post
Fred DeLong of Bicycling magazine had a custom built frame with sloping top tube back in the 70's. I recall an article on bike fitting that he wrote and used his bike to demonstrate correct fit. When the modern sloping top tube frames became popular I remembered his bike and how far ahead of his time he was regarding bike design.
I believe that bike was displayed at Cirque in '06 (and won an award) - a fillet-brazed Schwinn Paramount.
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