I'm really worried i'm going to get shot by all of you for writing this, but as a noob to Bicycle touring i will give it a go.
About 6 months ago i got (what i think is a) 1987 Chesini Olimpiade for 100€
It's in great condition, but i don't have a picture of it!
It is exactly like this bike, with same colours and everything. Almost same condition, only some scratches.
I'm planning to do a bike touring trip (c. 600km) and want to know if it will hold out? I already plan on changing the tires and doing the obvious stuff. But i just want to know if this type of frame holds out? I know that the frame needs to be strong and hold out, but i am really not used to the idea of brining everything i need with me on a bike.
I train (a lot) on this bike for triathlons, and it holds out very well against 2010 model bikes. But honestly, i can't see a frame this old holding up.
Having said that, i looked in the "vintage touring bikes" thread and after seeing that i think this could do the globe 5 times (:
Ps. Please don't hurt me