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'80s Vintage OLMO with complete Galli Gruppo

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OLMO Columbus

Cinelli Champion de Mundo 64-44 & Stem: Cinelli XA 120mm with a Concor Superleggera saddle(alloy rails)

??? and Galli

Ambrosio Synthesis tubular rims with Galli sealed bearing hubs (built up new)

Ambrosio Synthesis tubular rims with Galli sealed bearing hubs (built up new)

Galli 170mm 52/42 and ???

??? and Galli drilled and fluted seatpost

Galli derailers

I recently bought, from what seems, an 80's production OLMO complete with Galli Gruppo. Yes, the previous owner had replaced the Campy components & made it all Galli!

Is it good/ bad? How much it should be worth? What type of pedals should I go for? I don't have formal bike shoes.

If you spot anything I've missed, please let me know. I'm still learning names of different parts.


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really nice mate, my idea of the 'perfect bike' , not too flashy and original gruppo

Very Nice OLMO!

Very nice indeed!

Olmo ca. 1980s

markworden1--the slowest biker on 101.

Your Olmo looks like it is in super condition and is very collectible. It is not the real high end Olmo with all the artwork/pantographing, but all the decals and paint work are sharp. If it is your size keep it and ride it for others to envy. I'm not an expert but, my guess on value is 650-850 based on its condition. Ebay with a 500 reserve is the place to sell! If you have a good old time bike shop owner in your vicinity who knows vintage bikes, he might give you an idea too!

If you are going to ride it, put on the pedals you like. If you are going to just exhibit it, look for some Campy pedals from the era that are in great shape. If you are going to sell it--don't bother with pedals.


back in the day in the euro racing scene galli was good but campy was better. did this mean mechanically, esthetically or by sheer name recognition? not sure, because we didn't mount any galli on our bikes to see for ourselves. i suspect it was equal in the two first but obviously lacking in the last, and therefore ignored.

now today, with vintage campy ebay auctions ending every minute around the clock, but virtually no galli components (or zeus or gipiemme) ever showing up, this bike of yours is, in my eyes, hugely attractive. extremely rare. possibly quite valuable.

nice find. a keeper. but do ride it.


comment Jan! I concur, very nice, please enjoy it for the rest of us.

galli road pedals!

looks very nice...

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