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Classic Italian Shifters(4 posts)

Classic Italian ShiftersBig Dave
Aug 11, 2001 1:24 AM
I have a 1986 Bianchi Road frame that I'm looking to restore back to it's original glory.

At the time I used these really cool looking shifters and I guess the company is out of business.

I know they made pedals also. I can't remember how to spell it but is was something like "Geupeimme". I'm way off on the spelling...but maybe it rings a bell for someone.

Can someone help me out with the name of the company and maybe a link.

Thanks,

Dave
re: Classic Italian Shiftersbattaglin bob
Aug 11, 2001 8:56 AM
the name you seek is gipiemme. still in business,www.gipiemme.com. as far as getting your hands on some old ones start at www.classicrendezvous.com. lots of resources for old stuff. good luck and post a pic when you're done
re: Classic Italian ShiftersBig Dave
Aug 11, 2001 10:01 AM
Thanks Bob. There is hope.

Have a good weekend.

Dave
Loose Screws might have 'em, tooRetro
Aug 12, 2001 12:12 PM
Loose Screws in Oregon supposedly is going to be back in business in September. They've been pretty good about finding stuff like that for me. www.loosescrews.com when they were alive before; don't know if it changed when they shut down last spring.