[CR]Re: Marinoni

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From: <OROBOYZ@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 00:13:09 EST
To: questor@cinci.rr.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Re: Marinoni

In a message dated 2/4/2002 10:18:28 PM Eastern Standard Time, questor@cinci.rr.com writes:

<< I have a basic Marinoni question... there have been several references to Marinoni in Canada, but I know for a fact there is a Marinoni in Vermont, USA. Are the two both owned by the same family? >>

There is only one "Macaroni!" as we affectionately call them, CDO sold them for many years with excellent results. Re: the Vermont branch... Glen DeRuchie has been the long time USA representative for Guiseppe M and he lives in Vermont. He doesn't make anything himself at all. Actually I heard he sneaks the frames out of Canada in the boot of his auto to avoid the import duty (just kidding.......?) Marinoni actually does everything "in-house" ....paint and even the chroming which is almost unheard of!

I think many of the lugs (at least 1" top tube bikes) are stamped Quinticiclo. (sp?) I understand Guiseppe doesn't really like investment cast lugs but the choices are narrow these days....

Dale Brown
Greensboro, North Carolina