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Old 09-05-17, 11:50 PM
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Does a Giotto Cinelli count? It predates Cino Cinelli bikes and were only sold for less than 2 years in the 40's before Cino bought out his brother and set up his own manufacturing, marketing. sales company.

The cranks have the Giotto Cinelli knight on a horse, as does the head badge. It has a Cinelli headset ring. It has a Cinelli Firenze stem. The bike itself used to be in the Bartali museum in the province of Florence. It had been repainted rather poorly, so I tried to bring it back to its origin. I spent a few months talking to two old-timers who used to hang out in Giotto's shop back in the day to find out what the decals looked like. After getting a graphic designer friend of mine to make over 10 different variants, the two fellows agreed that it was close to what the original decals looked like. The frame is well executed and clean. It is quite lightweight given it's 70 years old.
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Old 09-06-17, 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Citoyen du Monde View Post
Does a Giotto Cinelli count?
Uhhh... yeah.

Great job bringing that one-of-a-kind bike back to life. Insane.
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Old 09-06-17, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Citoyen du Monde View Post
Does a Giotto Cinelli count? It predates Cino Cinelli bikes and were only sold for less than 2 years in the 40's before Cino bought out his brother and set up his own manufacturing, marketing. sales company.

The cranks have the Giotto Cinelli knight on a horse, as does the head badge. It has a Cinelli headset ring. It has a Cinelli Firenze stem. The bike itself used to be in the Bartali museum in the province of Florence. It had been repainted rather poorly, so I tried to bring it back to its origin. I spent a few months talking to two old-timers who used to hang out in Giotto's shop back in the day to find out what the decals looked like. After getting a graphic designer friend of mine to make over 10 different variants, the two fellows agreed that it was close to what the original decals looked like. The frame is well executed and clean. It is quite lightweight given it's 70 years old.
That IS interesting! Would love larger pictures.
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Old 09-16-17, 08:32 PM
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Nuovo Pedali EMME LXXI:











https://www.subito.it/biciclette/ped...-220966326.htm

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Old 09-16-17, 10:07 PM
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Nuovo Pedali EMME LXXI:









https://www.subito.it/biciclette/ped...-220966326.htm

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Those are a great way to get yourself hurt.

Probably worth a small fortune.
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Old 09-16-17, 10:23 PM
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I have a set of Cinelli M71's, they were a pista pedal I felt way back.
I have not been following lately, I bought them in a bid lot of parts, when I looked a number of years ago the transaction prices were not impressive, like $40 on a good sale.
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Yeah, nice for looks/place holders, but I wouldn't trust them in action.

I had a pair once. Didn't think the workmanship was all that great, really. Bearings in particular were stiff.

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Originally Posted by Citoyen du Monde View Post
Does a Giotto Cinelli count? It predates Cino Cinelli bikes and were only sold for less than 2 years in the 40's before Cino bought out his brother and set up his own manufacturing, marketing. sales company.

The cranks have the Giotto Cinelli knight on a horse, as does the head badge. It has a Cinelli headset ring. It has a Cinelli Firenze stem. The bike itself used to be in the Bartali museum in the province of Florence. It had been repainted rather poorly, so I tried to bring it back to its origin. I spent a few months talking to two old-timers who used to hang out in Giotto's shop back in the day to find out what the decals looked like. After getting a graphic designer friend of mine to make over 10 different variants, the two fellows agreed that it was close to what the original decals looked like. The frame is well executed and clean. It is quite lightweight given it's 70 years old.


Simply amazing!
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1990 Cinelli SC


wonderful color combination with the black rims.
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Old 11-04-18, 06:59 PM
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She isn't exactly period specific, but I did the best with the Campagnolo parts I could afford and find in my area.





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what is the serial #? Curious because the seat tube decals changed around 86-87.


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No idea, seanallant says 1990.
Would check the SN right away, but I straightened things up and it's behind 4 bikes.
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what is the serial #? Curious because the seat tube decals changed around 86-87.
s/n 90493 - 55
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s/n 90493 - 55
1990 - Thanks!
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My wife's '92 'The Next Machine' that I picked up for her this past summer for a crazy cheap price. It has Campy components.

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Congrats on getting that fantastically beautiful Cinelli Rob!....... just wasn't my time to get one yet, I guess........
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Congrats on getting that fantastically beautiful Cinelli Rob!....... just wasn't my time to get one yet, I guess........
Thanks. He was not one for much negotiating. Still, I can't buy a frame and build one for our agreed price. At 55cm, it's a keeper, for sure.
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i still can’t believe it, but this will be delivered tomorrow.



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i still canít believe it, but this will be delivered tomorrow.

Very cool. Would be great at Coppi.

@bigbossman has a China Blue one for sale. So tempting, like I need two.
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Originally Posted by rjhammett View Post
My wife's '92 'The Next Machine' that I picked up for her this past summer for a crazy cheap price. It has Campy components.
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I missed that post. Great find. A true dream machine.
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