How long do most restorations take? 6 months? A year? Two? How about 23. Some things really are best savored and taken slowly.
On the heels of a Schwinn High Sierra refresh, an unearthed catalog highlights Schwinn’s finest All Terrain Bicycles for 1985, “providing vehicles to take you where a four-wheel drive can’t.”
In 1961, a red Cinelli Corsa is purchased from a local bicycle shop in Singapore for a mere $83. Genesis outlined, let me acquaint you with its next 56 years.
Obscure bicycles can get lost in history. Time clicks by and details disappear into black holes. But using modern 3D printing, a replica enlivens this rare frame.
Freshly restored and showcased in 2012, this 1985 Pinarello was acceptable but it wasn’t perfect. Four years later, upgrades made, it is ready for the second unveiling.
Eddy Merckx’s racing golden year came in 1969. To this day, 47 years later, his name still commands dignity and respect among riders.