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    Super Mondia

    So...the other day I go to the LBS to see what's new and I see this...a Super Mondia,60cm. Mostly complete Nuovo Record Group, Mavic G40's, Atax Handlebars, Rolls saddle,......Pictures as found. Got it cheap...too cheap.









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    Very, very nice. Congrats!
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    Rider? Flip?

    Parting it out?

    Pay it forward?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
    So...the other day I go to the LBS to see what's new and I see this...a Super Mondia,60cm. Mostly complete Nuovo Record Group, Mavic G40's, Atax Handlebars, Rolls saddle,......Pictures as found. Got it cheap...too cheap.
    How much? Firstborn child? Spare kidney?
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    I got it for $50.00. I going to rehab it, see how it rides. It's Reynolds 531 with very nice lug work. I'm on the look out for Brake pads for those Universal side pulls. On Saturday I'm picking up a 58cm Benotto for just a bit more. The Benotto is in really good, ride anywhere shape, same LBS.

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    Great score. I missed out on a Super Mondia this spring. It was my size, and $350. Even at that price, It was a pretty fair deal.

    I will look forward to seeing how your bike looks after you clean it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
    I got it for $50.00. I going to rehab it, see how it rides. It's Reynolds 531 with very nice lug work. I'm on the look out for Brake pads for those Universal side pulls. On Saturday I'm picking up a 58cm Benotto for just a bit more. The Benotto is in really good, ride anywhere shape, same LBS.
    WOW. Epic score. Wish shops around here played that game...
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    No photos of the whole shebang and top tube scrapes?

    -Kurt

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    Quote Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
    No photos of the whole shebang and top tube scrapes?

    -Kurt
    And keep the trash tips out of the background!

    Is it a metallic black? Should polish up to a nice patina.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
    And keep the trash tips out of the background!
    *Walks on over to Mike's to put a trash can on his block*

    -Kurt

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    The top tube has scratches on it where the original owner leaned it against everytime he stored it. I'll take a pictue of the whole bike today , the one I took came out bad. Just like your Masi the chrome has clear on it. It is metalic black with hand painted box lining on all the tubes.

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    Give the Mondia a ride. You will be impressed. I found one a few years ago and loved the bicycle, but, as usual, it was not a good fit. Too bad and I would buy another in a heart beat if the right one came along...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
    I got it for $50.00. I going to rehab it, see how it rides. It's Reynolds 531 with very nice lug work. I'm on the look out for Brake pads for those Universal side pulls. On Saturday I'm picking up a 58cm Benotto for just a bit more. The Benotto is in really good, ride anywhere shape, same LBS.
    Where is this magical bike shop?

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    I'm good friends with the owner. He also has a 60cm Titanium Colnago with a 25th Aniversary Dura Ace Groupset with matching Dura Ace wheels, in PERFECT shape. I'm still trying to work a deal on that one.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
    I'm good friends with the owner. He also has a 60cm Titanium Colnago with a 25th Aniversary Dura Ace Groupset with matching Dura Ace wheels, in PERFECT shape. I'm still trying to work a deal on that one.......
    If he sells it to you for $50, I'm going to saw off Florida and push it into the Atlantic...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    If he sells it to you for $50, I'm going to saw off Florida and push it into the Atlantic...

    YIKES!!! I'll make sure to give him more than $100.00 for it....promise....

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    Any bike store that sells a Super Mondia for $50 is a bike store that won't be in business much longer....
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    I just picked up the Benotto, pictures when I get home, BTW the shop has been in Buisness for a long time. I won't be keeping the Benotto, maybe Kurt would want to trade......


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuckk View Post
    I was hoping that they were your friend rather than not knowing what things were worth?
    They know real well they are older roadbikes, with limited value to him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
    I just picked up the Benotto, pictures when I get home, BTW the shop has been in Buisness for a long time. I won't be keeping the Benotto, maybe Kurt would want to trade......
    Call me this afternoon if it isn't raining.

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    Quote Originally Posted by michael angelo View Post
    they know real well they are older roadbikes, with limited value to him.
    huh ??????

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    Quote Originally Posted by rootboy View Post
    huh ??????
    He's trying to say that the shop he buys them from rakes in enough dough from their new inventory that they don't care to spend time trying to squeeze every last dollar out of C&V equipment that comes their way.

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    Hmmm. Refreshing, and rare, attitude.

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