Re: [CR]KOF ALAN FANINI TEAM BIKE PHOTOS posted to Wool Jersey


Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer

Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 10:53:20 -0500
From: Eric Burns <theej@mchsi.com>
To: ktk1_7_0_2_8@yahoo.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]KOF ALAN FANINI TEAM BIKE PHOTOS posted to Wool Jersey
References: <676771.21890.qm@web31404.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <676771.21890.qm@web31404.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


Kevin Kruger wrote:
> Just posted photos of the ALAN Team FANINI that I recently purchased at the last Trexlertown swap meet as a bare frame only (less the original fork).&nbsp; My apologies for this post, but hope it qualifies as a lugged KOF frame similar to the 1970s GRAFTEK carbon fiber frame.&nbsp; Sorry Dale!!!&nbsp; List member Tom Dalton educated me on the success of these bikes as demonstrated by the past winner of the US Professional road race, Roberto Gaggioli on one of these machines!!!
> &nbsp;
> If interested, photos may be viewed at the following address:
> &nbsp;
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Kevin-Krugers-Bikes/AlanCarbonio/
> &nbsp;
> Dale's CR site contains photos of a very interesting 1970s TEAM FANINI bike with some of the most outrageously lightened Campagnolo components including "slimmed-down" brake calipers and a drillium crankset --- also check out the handlebars and stem plus the custom brazed-on front derailleur!!!&nbsp; Recommend that this bike be checked out&nbsp;by those who love lightened components --- here's the address:
> &nbsp;
> http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Fanini.htm
> &nbsp;
> Regards,
> Kevin Kruger - Grantville, PA

Nice bike Kevin, but personally I don't believe that any disposable plastic bike can possibly qualify as KOF, no matter how much you paid, where you bought it, or when it was made.

Trying to tie it to the Team Fanini bike is kind of a cheap trick too.

Wish you the best,

Eric Burns
Streator, Illinois usa