Saturday, January 17, 2015

Basso Gap 1981 - All Chrome, Fully Pantographed Weight Weenie Bike

This is a 1981 Basso Gap.  The bare frame weighs only 1735 grams, so it must be made of some special type of lighter-weight Columbus tubing.  The bike has a full Super Record titanium group with Basso pantographed brake levers, black anodized Basso pantographed 3ttt stem with 3ttt bars, black anodized pantographed brake calipers, Basso pantographed Super Record seat post, Selle Italia Superleggera seat, milled crank with Basso pantographed chain ring, Basso milled and pantographed shifters, Regina hollow pin light weight chain, Everest alloy freewheel, Fiamme Ergal rims laced to 28 hole Super Record hubs, Super Record headset, Super Record titanium bottom bracket, Super Record derailleurs, and light-weight tubular tires.  Total weight without pedals is 16.99 pounds.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Falcon San Remo 1973 Model 76

Falcon Model 76 circa 1973.  This is the American export version.  Chromed lugs, rear triangle and front fork.  Equipped with full Campagnolo Nuovo Record Group, Cinelli handlebar and stem, and Brooks Professional saddle.  Original paint and decals.  Sold new by Rainbow Jersey in Milwaukee, WI.


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Colnago Molteni Super Pantografata circa 1976

This is my 1976 Molteni Orange Colnago Pantografata.  The bike has a first generation Campagnolo Super/Nuovo Record group with pantographed 3ttt stem and Colnago engraved bars, pantographed crank and chain ring, pantographed brake levers, milled shifters and calipers, and pantographed seat post with Colnago embossed seat.  Chain and freewheel is Regina Record Oro.  Rims are Nisi.