Re: Cinelli clones, was Re [CR]My bike.

(Example: Racing:Roger de Vlaeminck)

Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 05:01:46 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
Subject: Re: Cinelli clones, was Re [CR]My bike.
To:, Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

True, my Windsor Pro does not have a 26.2 post. But 26.2 was fairly common on French bikes.



Harvey Sachs <> wrote: Jerry Moos wrote:

A Cinelli is easy to spot. Most models have a very unique seatstay attachment shared only by a very few Cinelli clones, mostly the Windsor Pro. It looks like this:

+++++++++++++++++++++ I could be wrong, but I believe that all of the vintage Cinelli SC models use an otherwise rare 26.2 seat post, because the upper 4 cm or so of the seat tube has a brazed-in shim to reduce the diameter there. I like this feature, since it reduces the likelihood that the seat post will get horribly stuck. Please correct me if needed, but I don't think the Windsor or other clones had this feature.

harvey sachs
mcLean va