I've got this as mid to late 80's Shaun - 126mm rear end though of course it could later - who knows, the whole thing is a conundrum! Not to many reference points to work from.
Cheers Nob - interesting and thanks for the input. I reckon another few hours researching the finer details of the various Italian makers of the day may throw up a few things that may eliminate a few of them so I can narrow it down. That does of course mean looking at lots of bikes - such a chore
Your deadly keen on this single ring set up - I may just get round to it if I can source a period chainring that looks the part. Did MDT do Shimano fitment?
As for the stem, well i'm on the hunt for a Cinelli Oyster but in the meantime it'll be a 3TTT Record stem that cost a princely sum of £1.04!!
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