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 Post subject: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 7:25 pm 
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Complete bike:
Beautiful and very rare handcrafted Italian beauty out of a time when Italian bikes still really where made in Italy ;-). Frame is made out of the unique and rare Columbus Max tubing (full set + fork).

Bike has not done a lot of miles/KM’s (<5000KM) and have not been used in wet or cold conditions. A few years ago I changed from classic Record 8-speed to the more comfortable 10-speed ergoshifters. Since about 15 years this is my 2nd roadbike and only been on the road for one or two times a year (max).

I am not 100% sure about the year of build. I think it is 1993 or 1994. Colors are bright metallic green (front top) and very dark green (rear and down). Pictures below.

Paintwork was custom and is in good to very condition. Some paintchips (the bike has been used and is almost 30 years old :-); some small paintchipts on the dark green have been repainted. Size is 59cm/60cm (will measure asap)

Specs:
Somec ProMax frame - full Columbus Max tubing
Somec ProMax fork - full Columbus Max tubing
Campa Record headset
Campagnolo Centaur Carbon 10-speed shifters
Campagnolo Centaur brakes (polished version)
Campagnolo Centaur Carbon cranks (53?/39?)
Campagnolo Centaur Carbon rear-deri
Campagnolo Centaur alu front-deri
Campagnolo cassette 10-speed + extra new unused chain and cassette (both 10 speed)
Syncros polished alloy stem (1”; 120(?)mm and extra identical stem (130(?)mm
Steer ?
Syncros Propost seatpost
Campagnolo Zonda wheels
Selle Italia Flite classic seat (with signs of wear)
Speedplay classic pedals

Price (asking) is € 2500 but open for fair offers.

Shipping within Europe is no problem (on buyers cost). If so: I think it will be twp separate box (frame=1; wheels=2).
For reviews on my shipping see the topic in the mtb-section.

Send me a PM with your email for extra pictures.
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Note: I did not clean the bike so some dirt/dust will be visible


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:38 am 
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so want this (well would want the frame), but musn't, hoping it's 60cm so it's not my size.
would love to see pictures though, have a free bump!


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:57 pm 
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The Somec sounds lovely, going to try to get my hands on one this year...! Would be keen to hear what other frames you having kicking about, I'm on the look out for a few project builds... I can't currently PM (newbie) but feel free to email a few over to lewavenell@gmail.com if you still have any available, Cheers!


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 2:22 pm 
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I will try to post pictures this weekend.


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:34 am 
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Hi, how much for the Chorus ergos?


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:29 pm 
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Up. Pictures included.


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:09 am 
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Hi again! Excuse me but you wrote that for sale are also some Campa Chorus 10-speed ergopower shifters. I would be interested. What is the price? Thank you!


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:17 am 
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OK, I understood about the Record ergos but you said you also have some Chorus levers for 10 speed.
" Beside the complete Somec bike at least the next parts will be on sale:
- Sunn Dronn steel race frame (I think about 52cm)
- Colnago Precisa Chrome fork (uncut) 1” ahead
- Wound Up carbon fork (alloy head) cut 1” ahead
- Kuota carbon fork 11/8 ahead
- Campa Chorus 10-speed ergopower shifters... "


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:39 am 
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munchausen wrote:
OK, I understood about the Record ergos but you said you also have some Chorus levers for 10 speed.
" Beside the complete Somec bike at least the next parts will be on sale:
- Sunn Dronn steel race frame (I think about 52cm)
- Colnago Precisa Chrome fork (uncut) 1” ahead
- Wound Up carbon fork (alloy head) cut 1” ahead
- Kuota carbon fork 11/8 ahead
- Campa Chorus 10-speed ergopower shifters... "


Apologies: must be Record 10-speed shifters. Rest of the groupset is Chorus.


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 Post subject: Re: Somec ProMax (1993?)
PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:16 am 
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Ok, I understand you now. GLWS.


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