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02-06-19, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Giacomo 1

Here is my 87 Basso Gap. She is a great...

Here is my 87 Basso Gap.

She is a great rider. Between the Campy wheels and hubs and the Shimano 600 drivetriain, she is quiet as a Church mouse going down the road, not to mention smooth and...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,635
Posted By Giacomo 1

I don't think I would do to much work on this...

I don't think I would do to much work on this bike to sell it. Asthetically, it looks great as is. Mechanically, a quick tune-up, and maybe find a matching wheel and then put it out there.

The...
10-30-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By Giacomo 1

I don't like the NASCAR model. Its full of...

I don't like the NASCAR model.

Its full of gimmicks that tries to drum up excitement artificially. They work for awhile, but as we see, NASCAR has hit the ceiling and is beginning to slide...
10-24-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,608
Posted By Giacomo 1

Italian bikes! They really do have that...

Italian bikes!

They really do have that special something that just makes me feel fast and quick. The Italians I have had the pleasure of riding always urge me to go faster and take it to another...
10-11-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,298
Posted By Giacomo 1

Here is my Torelli Pista. Early 90's,...

Here is my Torelli Pista.

Early 90's, Columbus SL. Beautifully built and the paint and decals are about the best I've come across. Someday, Ill put tan walls on her.
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09-08-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,527
Posted By Giacomo 1

Really sorry to hear about your statin related...

Really sorry to hear about your statin related issues.

I get angry when I see stories like yours. I believe these pills are poison. Someday some intrepid reporter or ex employee of a pharma...
08-14-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 794,677
Posted By Giacomo 1

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Just back from a 20 miler through the streets of Queens....
05-30-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,073
Posted By Giacomo 1

Wow, that Italvega is right up my alley, just...

Wow, that Italvega is right up my alley, just beautiful! We rarely get to see these on the forum. I don't think they were to widely distributed here in the States, and I believe they were pretty much...
03-13-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,308
Posted By Giacomo 1

Great Basso's guys! Alittle tid-bit - I...

Great Basso's guys!

Alittle tid-bit - I read that Bob Rolle (Bobke) used to ride a well used, beat-up, but well maintained Basso Gap in his early racing years.
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