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Old 02-16-12, 09:48 AM
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Let's see those Cinelli's

Post photos of Cinelli steel frame bicycles. No words, no explanations, no captions needed. Just show those beauties.

I'll start off with ...





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Old 02-16-12, 09:57 AM
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Old 02-16-12, 10:18 AM
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My main ride since 1984:

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Old 02-16-12, 10:20 AM
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just 3 posts and I'm drooling. wow. That laser with the integrated stem has to be the smoothest bike ever to see the light of day.
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Old 02-16-12, 11:12 AM
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Here's a crap cell phone shot of my early 60s SC. Since then, I've switched the brakes to Universal 61s. It sports a fairly poor repaint that was performed at least 35 years ago, according to the previous owner. So, it least it's semi-period correct repaint

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Old 02-16-12, 01:01 PM
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Last edited by RobbieTunes; 02-16-12 at 01:02 PM. Reason: ...Cinelli #2 leaves the paint shop tomorrow.....I'll be back.
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Old 02-16-12, 01:22 PM
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That yellow one is super. So's the orange!
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Beauty. Is that original paint?
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He he.....beat me to it. But better late than.....






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Not fair. How are we supposed to compete with that?
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Old 02-16-12, 02:51 PM
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95 Cinelli SC Columbus SLX Tubing Campy Record Carbon Equipped!









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Beauty. Is that original paint?
No. Original chrome, though.
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Not fair. How are we supposed to compete with that?
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Old 02-16-12, 04:40 PM
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Frame I just spotted on ebay:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/rare-CINELLI...item20c24a99c1
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One wonders how a brand or frame that's been made for pretty much 40 years gets so rare.
I don't mean the pista, maybe, but isn't the SC one of the longest running production runs in bikes?
Outside of China, maybe?
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Umph....where's my blood pressure meds?
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One wonders how a brand or frame that's been made for pretty much 40 years gets so rare.
I've heard they only made about 350 in the busiest year, and in Olympic years you couldn't get one at all. If true, maybe that's why.
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Cinelli made the bulk of their sales with handlebars, stems and lugs that they sold to other builders, so kept their output of bikes to a minimum as to not upset the builders. If you were a builder would you buy parts from your competition?

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I don't mean the pista, maybe, but isn't the SC one of the longest running production runs in bikes?
Outside of China, maybe?
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[QUOTE=gridplan;13859932]

So many beauties in this thread, but this one takes my breath away.

I've only seen this color scheme once before on a Cinelli in Bayern.

Any special story with this scheme?
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