Romany touring bicycle for sale high spec eg Deore XT; dates from the mid 80's, buyer to collect north London
Price 160 pounds[/size]
Size : 61cm centre to centre top tube length 56cm , braze on for rear brake hanger , cantilevers, down tube bottle cage , plus one under down tube rear mech and I think the ends/drops are Campag with the adjustable threads on the rear . has a sticker with the shops name who supplied it in Amersham
Dates I think from about 1986 frame no PR870969
Built from 531 ST ( Super Tourist) colour gun metal grey with
Gearing, and brakes are all Derore XT ( Shimano). Triple chain set Shimano 48/38/28 with Biopace gold annodised rings.Brakes are wide profile Shimano cantilevers so work well with the bars
Pedals older rubber ones with reflector. Down tube shift levers are Shimano RX 100 with index and friction options
Bars : Cinelli mod 64 -40 Giro De Italia with a 110mm alloy Cinelli 1A stem with Shimano levers+ hoods and black grab on tape .
Headset Shimano 105 black
Wheels Shimano XT small flange with correct rubber covered q/r skewers. Rear is a freehub with wide ratio 6 speed block
36/36 on alloy rims (not sure of make ). Newish Marathon tyres 700c x 28
Seat pin: micro adjusting black fluted 27.2mm
Saddle a B17 standard an old model with saddle bag loops within the leather ,someones treasured saddle as it has been repaired.
With a rear blackburn 4 pin rack , red annodised bottle cage on down tube , chromoplastic mudguards .
Condition: In full working order ie ride away. all parts are working fine and there is little evidence of wear on the drive chain for example or brake blocks . There is however surface rust on parts of the frame but this should clean up OK. I would say all parts are original except the pedals and the down tube levers & saddle which is far older than the bike. Lever hoods are good .
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