"Alex Rodriguez" <[email protected]
> wrote in message news:[email protected]
> In article <[email protected]
>, [email protected]
> >Let me set a couple of things straight here.
> >Colnago is selling you a piece of cycling art that sits upon a support structure of aluminum, ti,
> >carbon or steel. Would you complain if your Monet, Degas, or Picasso broke if you sat on it? Of
> >course not! Think of your Colnago as an art statement that transports you into a world of
> >fitness. How long would you expect to wait for Jackson Pollack to fix one
> >his paintings that you smashed into a curb? Get a grip man! By the way,
> >was not just a shrug, it actually was a very sensitive acknowledgement of the fleeting quality of
> >artistic genius. It is not just any mortal with
> >gift to transform a piece of metal or plastic into an object of beauty
> >causes grown men to salivate like puppies when it goes past them. What
> >a Colnago be worth if it was just painted flat black or covered with electrical tape?
> Colnago is not a one man operation, so they have no excuse for poor
> While the paint jobs are quite nice, for the price they charge, they
> be nice and they better provide better service. This is one reason I
> never buy a Colnago at anywhere near retail price.
I have two personal models. I've built three others for people. But I sure wouldn't pay full lick
for them and now they don't even build frames in my size. For anyone that needs a frame bigger than
a 60 they just extend the seat tube and the head tube!
The most underappreciated bike out there - Basso.