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1972 Bottecchia "Special" Road Bike-converted-City Commuter

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1972 Bottecchia

Nitto Technomic Stem, Nitto "North Road" Handlebars

Fork: Bottecchia, Headset: Ofmega

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Araya

Campagnolo Xenon Crank, Miche Bottom Bracket

Brooks Flyer, Seat Post: Bottecchia

Campagnolo Euclid Pedals, Chain Unknown

80's Suntour, Shifters & Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Valentino Extra

This bike is somewhat of a Frankenstein creation. I bought the bike off Craigslist, it was all original other than the cassette and chain which had been replaced from wear in the 80's. I wanted to turn it into a city commuter that I could lock up. The paint is chipped, but the chrome is in great condition. I replaced and added a lot of parts. It rides like a dream now, clean as a whistle and ready to go!

People who friended this bike Nate2351, jellyfish, stevieg, J_P, HelluvaStella, sibkis, KubaB, SultanOfSwing, the fumingator

How was fitting in a new

How was fitting in a new bottom bracket? I tried to find one for mine but none of my local bike shops carry the backwards threaded kind.

awesome! it looks like a

awesome! it looks like a blast to commute on! i love the single chainring up front.



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