[CR] DES = DeSimone ???

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Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 23:47:31 -0400
From: Angel Garcia <veronaman@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR] DES = DeSimone ???

There is a "Desimoni" listed in Lou Deeter's BIKE GUIDE; the only other info is that it was from Italy.

Angel Garcia Long Valley NJ

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Chris Wilson <chris@chrisdy.com> wrote:
> In the mid 70's I was a junior rider for Cool Gear and now after 35 years
> off the bike (and associated poor health) I'm looking for a vintage bike to
> put some miles on. Of all the bikes I raced, the one I'm having a hard time
> identifying is one that I remember had "DES" on the tops of the rear stays.
> I think the name was DeSimone or something similar but I have had no luck
> finding any record of such a make. The frame was Columbus, I believe it was
> Italian and it had an aggressive criterium geometry. The frameset was given
> to me by Alexi Grewals dad after I broke the bottom bracket out of my
> beloved Guerciotti (who we bought it from). I can't recall his name but he
> had a shop in Aspen and imported frames from Italy from several builders.
> Any of you guys ever heard of a bike that might fit this description? I'm
> sure it was not a DeRosa.
> Chris Wilson
> San Diego, CA