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Just another “What’s the big deal?” Italian bike

Old 10-26-19, 01:34 PM
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Old 10-26-19, 01:46 PM
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Pretty fancy! That yellow handlebar tape is perfect on it.
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Old 10-26-19, 01:57 PM
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The filing to the lugs is amazing...so beautifully finished. Each tube is modified - the flattening to the stays is so elegant.
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Old 10-26-19, 02:38 PM
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It's a good think you got this. You needed another.
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Old 10-26-19, 02:54 PM
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Old 10-26-19, 03:00 PM
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Whole lot to love there!
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Old 10-26-19, 03:09 PM
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That is a parade bike! I’m going to put in a request for yellow or green dust caps on the cranks.
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Just another knock yer eyes out, slap yo momma, drop dead gorgeous, Italian bike.

And this is why I love them.
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Old 10-26-19, 03:37 PM
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^That made me laugh

Thats a beautiful Italian lady you picked up
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That's lovely.
And a little larger than usual for you, yes?
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Old 10-26-19, 04:25 PM
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sweeeet! love the lugs
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Absolutely gorgeous work on that bike...the ornate lugs, engravings. Beautiful.
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Old 10-26-19, 04:51 PM
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Inexpensive factory second because they misspelled Torelli?
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Old 10-26-19, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by rccardr View Post
That's lovely.
And a little larger than usual for you, yes?
It’s bigger for sure...but couldn’t pass up a chance to throw a leg over
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Old 10-26-19, 06:01 PM
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This is the most intricate of this brand I have seen. Very Nice bike.

the bike must be named Gina
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Old 10-26-19, 06:10 PM
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Very beautiful!!! I'm envious. Is the stem original to it?
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Old 10-26-19, 06:17 PM
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That's a rideable piece of art.
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Old 10-26-19, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by repechage View Post
This is the most intricate of this brand I have seen. Very Nice bike.

the bike must be named Gina
Gina sounds good. A VERY nice bike.
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Old 10-26-19, 06:31 PM
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How the stays attach to the seat cluster is the one thing that stands out to me.
Interesting way to cap the stays and attach them almost fastback style, but the stays are still separated significantly too.
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Very beautiful!!! I'm envious. Is the stem original to it?
I’m guessing not, but I’m not certain either. I have the impression that its custodian (cdm) picked each component - it has his preferences writ large.
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
How the stays attach to the seat cluster is the one thing that stands out to me.
Interesting way to cap the stays and attach them almost fastback style, but the stays are still separated significantly too.
Agree - that really grabbed me as well, and is rather unique.
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Not familiar with the name beautiful bike, great craftsmanship
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A craftsperson's labor of love, always appreciated, thanks for posting.
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This fine example of metal frame and lugsmanship and the recent post "Dare I Use The "R" Word? Ben Lawee Goodness" from @bianchigirl show why I love the C&V classic bikes. The carbon bikes provide more canvas for beautiful paintings, hope to see more custom paint jobs in the future ... Thanks for sharing !
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