My new old Vittorio Strada
Vittorio is still business and is widely known for building randonneurs for serious journeys. They sometimes do road- or trackbikes also. My 'Strada' roadbike dates from somewhere early 80s I think.
Like with pretty much all bikes I acquire I took the Strada entirely in pieces for a major overhaul. That is what I am doing now. There is still a long way to go, but I already got the cockpit ready >>
It is the original cockpit, but with new hoods and tape. Stem is a Cinelli 1A, bar is a Cinelli Champione del Mondo and the brake levers are from Campagnolo's Nuovo Record group.
The golden tape is recycled tape from another bike I got not long ago. It looked very good. I've chosen 'gold', to match with the gold lettering on the frame.
The bike came with a mix of Nuovo Gran Sport with a little Nuovo Record and the dropped paralellogram rear mech was a Shimano 600 example. Most parts will make their return, but for the rear gear change I am considering Dura Ace or Nuovo Gran Sport.
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