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gios torino -> interesting one?

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Old 08-03-08, 04:38 PM
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gios torino -> interesting one?

hello!

Is this bike interesting? (I am not expert at all)


the frame seems to be a "faggin" (?)
unfortunatly I don't have any other info...

I looked at gios torino bikes on the web, and I did'nt saw this model ... is it a more recent one (than those nice blue ones from the 70s)? just crap?
thanks in advance !

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It's bangin'. Buy it.
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would buy in a heartbeat.
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very nice bike, and I am assuming rather cheap. get it! (well if it is your size or you have a friend who would fit it)
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Do not, under any circumstances, convert that bike.
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Old 08-03-08, 07:25 PM
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My buddy had a converted Gios. Loved it. Loved the geometry. Said it had a short top tube, for a 54.
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I always wanted the gios compact. Those italian frames sometimes have tight geometry and look a lot like trackbikes. Definitely cool. Build it up with campagnolo parts.
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Converting that bike would be a crime. I'm serious. Buy it anyway.
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Old 08-04-08, 11:37 AM
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Any shots of the fork crown?
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there's absolutely nothing wrong with breathing new life into a frame like that by converting it, as long as you don't cut anything off or paint it. done right it'd be a sweet conversion.
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