Friday, March 28, 2014
"The bike dates from 1978 -79 and was a model called Sophisticated Lady and was a proud creature of Gianni Gabella and everybody loved that. Was made basically one man and woman style and I do not believe were made more 5 couples. Making was incredibly long: every single bolt was disassembled and then coloured anodized on an opposite color of the frame which also had a non-production color and then reassembled. Simple idea but nobody did never again as far as I know. Everest alloy Cassette, Campagnolo Super Record 6 speed group, Regina chain, Fiamme alloy tubular rims- tires never glued, Cinelli VIP saddle and matching handlebar tape. The bicycle came from a late 1970's NYC trade show."
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