RE: [CR]Cinelli bar STAR LOGO?

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Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 12:22:16 -0700 (PDT)
To: Tom Dalton <>,, Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: RE: [CR]Cinelli bar STAR LOGO?
From: "Kim Carney" <>

I have a bar with the "flying C" logo on both sides and 64-40 below the logo on both sides. Giro D'Italia is, of course model 64, but Giro D'Italia is not engraved anywhere on the bar. Can anyone date these bars?


Kim Carney Davis, Ca
> The star logo on Del Mondos came after the Cinelli-both-sides version. All
> the distasteful single-groove, double-groove, and 26.0 mm stuff had the
> star, so it was definitely later.
> As has been discussed previously on this list, the classic crest-logo
> stamping was replaced with the "flying C" logo at the time that Columbus
> bought Cinelli (c. 1979). The earliest of the "flying C" Del Mondos had
> "Cinelli" logos on both sides. On one side, below the big Cinelli logo,
> was writing that read "Champione del Mondo," and below the Cinelli logo on
> the other side was the model and size (such as 66-42). With the
> Cinelli-both-sides version, some had the size on the left and the
> "Champione del Mondo" on the right, and some were opposite. I suspect
> that this may not have been random, because once the star logo came out,
> the size was consistently on one side (drive side?). Thus, the
> Cinelli-both-sides bars that had the size where it consisently appears on
> the star logo version I take to be newer, and where the size appear on the
> opposite side, I take that bar to be the earliest of the flying-C bars.
> The earliest star logo Del Mondos I recall seeing were around 1985 or
> 1986.
> Tom Dalton
> Bethlehem, PA USA
> is the
> "intermediate" logo and I think for only one model, the Giro D'Italia
> perhaps.
> Other models has different "intermediate" logos. These came between the
> older classic Cinelli crest and the newer ones with just "Cinelli". I
> think these intermediate logos were used in the early 80's and perhaps
> very late 70's.
> Regards,
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, TX
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