Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:19 pm

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:04 pm 
Retro Guru

Joined: Sat Dec 29, 2007 7:21 am
Posts: 794
Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Picked this up today for my partner.
Its a '93 Avanti Pro Series, with all its original Exage 500EX group intact down to the chain and brake blocks. It has very little brake wear/residue on the rims and even the factory Panaracer Vivezza 24s were almost usable if not for perishing and the back one being worn square.

I popped a set of gatorskins on and am investigating another saddle and some less horrid bar tape.

Pics don't do the finish justice, its a burnt orange to burgundy (almost purple) linear fade which IMHO Klein would have been pleased with. The frame is not light but has smooth welds and delicately filled/smoothed braze ons.

Avanti are a New Zealand company, they design in house and contract out to Taiwan to build their bikes. The brand is a bit over 25 years old now.

Image

Image

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], larrytx01, Midlife and 24 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group