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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:17 pm 
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Hello everybody

Long time retro MTB poster first time retro road purchaser.

Wanted a road hack but couldn't go mainstream so picked up Fausto Coppi for £90.

Is that ok?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:42 am 
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If it fits and everything works then for £90 you cannot go wrong.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:51 am 
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What Neil said... quite a lot of bike for a tank of petrol (on my motor anyway!)


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:05 am 
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Bargain!

Welcome to the dark side! :wink:

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:34 am 
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Ha!

Cheers all.

I was looking at new stuff and thought why spend £££'s on something dull when no doubt there'll be something interesting for less than £100!

Quick google showed these to be okish so why not?

Interested to find out if it's alloy or Steel?

Downtube looks positively alloy but apparently they made some steel in this shape?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:41 am 
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If it's fat welds then alloy. There were a fair few steel frames in the mid-90s with fat teardrop steel down tubes.

Have fun!


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:44 am 
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Magnet :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:46 pm 
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Just collected!

Full RX100 with Miche hubs.

Fits well and just needs a light tinker...


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:15 am 
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...and ofmega linea chainset...

Seems perfectly mid-range!


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