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 Post subject: Late 70's Legnano
PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 6:30 pm 
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OMG, I have done it again. I only wanted to have a look at it, but came home with it anyway. As listed in the subject, it is a late 70's Legnano. I would like to find a more accurate build year though. It has:
-Legnano cranks
-Campagnolo Nuovo Valentino front and rear derailler
-Campagnolo shifters
-3TTT stem and handlebar
-Balilla brake levers
-Universal brakes (what a bad quality!)
-Renak hubs
-Regina Corsa cassette
-Italia Sprint saddle
and some new Rigida rims and Schwalbe tires.
Probably the hubs are not original too, I think. The paint is in a very nice condition, and even though I think it is not a high end machine, I still like it very much! BTW, it has the aluminium handlebar end caps!
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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 7:13 pm 
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Top end frames are not built with those lugs. But it still looks great though, except for the rims and tyres!

Is there a tubing sticker?


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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 7:16 pm 
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Yes, I know it is not a high end machine, I even doubt if Legnano still made those at the end of the 70's. It is made from Falck tubing.


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PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2009 7:21 am 
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Well, I cleaned, polished and regreased everything. I really like the ride of it. It is pretty flexible but really invites to go fast!
Yesterday evening I saw a roadconstruction a bit late, so I hit a steel plate to cover a hole in the road. I swayed a bit to the right just missing a pole and hit just the end of the hole as well. I didn't fall, and after my heart rate went down a bit and after stop cursing I checked the bike. In addition to some readjusting of the handlebars I noticed both Rigida SX-100 rims to be bent and dented. This of course triggered some new swearing...
I didn't want to have this of course, but checking what I still have at home, I found a pair of Mavic Module E2's that still look good. I also have some decent Hutchinson amber walled tires, so i will get it back having that classic look! But it was a bit of a scare!


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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2009 1:34 pm 
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Well, this is the result of the accident. I think it suits the bike.
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yep, much better!


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