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1990s Tommasini

Old 05-05-15, 04:11 PM
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1990s Tommasini

Hi

I have this Tommasini in my garage and wanted to see if anyone knew what model/type it is. It's a 54cm with Columbus Cromor tubing and has the word "racing" on the top tube.

Other than that it's a mystery to me. It has a 105 group set, Cinelli bars and stem, Mavic CXP30 wheelset.

It would be great if anyone knew what model it is and a rough idea of value for the frameset or complete bike.

Thanks folks,

R

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Old 05-05-15, 05:00 PM
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Nice looking bike. Some of the Shimano 105 components look like they are from 1990ish, and I think the frame is from that time period but the shifter/brake levers are newer maybe late '90s.



OH are you in Europe somewhere? That radiator screams European to me.
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The Cromor tubing coupled with the 105 group puts this at the lower end of the Tommasini line, but still a beautiful bike. Frames like yours have recently sold on the Bay for $550-$600.

I would leave the headset in it as they mar easily when being adjusted or removed and yours looks great as is - would help you sell the bike faster, methinks!

If you've never packed a frame for sale, get a big enough box and be sure you watch a tutorial that shows you how to brace the fork ends and rear dropouts properly - and pad EVERYTHING well!
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I have a Tommasini Racing frame which is made from a mix of SL/SP tubing. It has the "Racing" sticker on the top tube, same location as yours, but also has a "Professional" sticker on the other side of the TT. Visually mine looks like the super prestige model pictures I've seen on the Internet, but I've never seen one in person. I'm not sure what the differences between that and the racing model is. I haven't come up with much searching on the Internet for info on the Racing model. I've read that you can email Tommasini (info@tommasini.it) for information on your frame, I've tried this in the past, but they didn't answer.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
Nice looking bike. Some of the Shimano 105 components look like they are from 1990ish, and I think the frame is from that time period but the shifter/brake levers are newer maybe late '90s.



OH are you in Europe somewhere? That radiator screams European to me.
Hi Bianchigirll,

Thanks for that. Yes am in Ireland - we need the radiators to keep the bikes warm over here

Thanks again
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Hi

thanks for that steer, especially on the headset and the packing tips

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Old 05-06-15, 12:54 PM
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Hi Spaghetti Legs,

Thanks for that - I will try contacting to Tommasini people and if I Hear back from them I will let you know what the best way of getting a response is

Thanks
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Originally Posted by exxongraftek View Post
The Cromor tubing coupled with the 105 group puts this at the lower end of the Tommasini line, but still a beautiful bike. Frames like yours have recently sold on the Bay for $550-$600.

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$600 for a cromor tubing frame? wow. I should have invested in Tommasini frames back in the day.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
$600 for a cromor tubing frame? wow. I should have invested in Tommasini frames back in the day.
We all should have - SL/SLX examples going for hundreds more than the Cromor. Unreal.
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Originally Posted by exxongraftek View Post
We all should have - SL/SLX examples going for hundreds more than the Cromor. Unreal.
Thats good to know as I have a small SLX Tomassini in the to be sold queue.
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Thats good to know as I have a small SLX Tomassini in the to be sold queue.
Check out the "sold" listings on the Bay for your SLX Tommasini - you lucky dog!
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Ouch, just saw what a Competizione frame set sold for (sold a complete bike two weeks ago).....
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