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 Post subject: Corima Puma from 1991
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:30 am 
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One of the early Corima Puma, the original owner told me that he bought it in 1991, shortly after these frame were introduced. The bike is completed with Corima 4 spokes carbon wheels, a Corima seat post and Campagnolo shifters and brakes. Hope you enjoy this as much as I do :D

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:29 pm 
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schs wrote:
One of the early Corima Puma, the original owner told me that he bought it in 1991, shortly after these frame were introduced. The bike is completed with Corima 4 spokes carbon wheels, a Corima seat post and Campagnolo shifters and breaks. Hope you enjoy this as much as I do :D


Campagnolo never made "breaks". They have, however, made "brakes" :smartass: :smartass: :smartass: :welcome:
Love the bike. Lusted after one back in the day when they were around!! :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:01 pm 
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Campagnolo never made "breaks". They have, however, made "brakes" :smartass: :smartass: :smartass: :welcome:
Love the bike. Lusted after one back in the day when they were around!! :beerchug:

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:28 pm 
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dgasmd wrote:

Campagnolo never made "breaks".


You ever see the super record ti bb and spindles? Campy has a long history with "break." :D

Back on topic: it's amazing how many elements of the Corima are now common: deep headtube area, curved top tubes, etc.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:56 pm 
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Awesome bike!! I love it. Please keep the wheels on as the fit is perfect. Also reminds me of the old Corima Fox tri bike they used to make.


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Superb, a childhood wannahave relived

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:08 pm 
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the first "rounded-tubes"-bike i like. nice!

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Wow. You made me searching for one (of course I didn't find any this decent!)

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Ok, that's nice. Great find.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:50 pm 
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Stunning bike. What do you use it for?

Corima build quality is superb.

ps: Do post more pictures :thumbup:

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I think the Look KG296 gets the award for 'Bike Most Before Its Time', but the Corima was also ahead of its time. I remember the track version of this frame more than the road one.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:44 pm 
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Very, very cool.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:50 am 
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Great bike, keep it...


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:31 am 
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seismic wrote:
Awesome bike!! I love it. Please keep the wheels on as the fit is perfect. Also reminds me of the old Corima Fox tri bike they used to make.

Yes, Corima Fox was a cool bike as well. Comparable to the CAT Cheetah which was introduced around 1995.

quattrings wrote:
Stunning bike. What do you use it for?

Corima build quality is superb.

ps: Do post more pictures :thumbup:

I do not really use it, it's one more in my little collection. Maybe I use it once or twice a year, perfect for a ride on a sunny day 8)
More pictures can be found here: http://vive-le-velo.blogspot.ch/2014/04 ... rente.html If you'd like to see certain details just let me know, I can make some more pictures.

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I think the Look KG296 gets the award for 'Bike Most Before Its Time', but the Corima was also ahead of its time. I remember the track version of this frame more than the road one.

That's true. Well, Look KG296, that's still on my wish list. These days, frame designs like the Corima Puma are very common. But I remember the time when Corima showed up the first time these bikes, compared to other bikes they looked so futuristic. Way ahead of its time!

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Great bike, keep it...

I will keep it, sure!


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Oohhh yes. This is cool.

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