Re: [CR]Tansini on ebay

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Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 15:35:51 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Tansini on ebay
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> =1
> Whoa. This just might be the find of the week. White headtube with headtube
> decal similar to other famous makes. Unusual and rarely seen lugged steel
> Italian bike from, I'm guessing, 60s. And, look at that absolutely stunning
> crankset. This bike would definitely draw comments at Cirque...........I'm
> amazed there are no bids on this 55cm bike with a $99 start price. May be the
> shipping price, hmmmmmmmm. Lou Deeter, Orlando FL.

Lou, there is a saying eRICHIE loves to use, "One man's ceiling is another man's floor."

I hope I'm not being to much of a snob here, but what I'm seeing with this Tansini is a bike that retailed for $69.95 back in the day. The absolutely stunning crankset... a cheap steel crank with a swegged (sp?) on stamped steel one piece spider/chainring. This derailleur looks to be of similar lowest end quality!

The current bid is $127.50... sounds like an absolute fortune to me.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California (Timelines, T-shirts, and Reprints)