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Old 03-03-12, 03:56 PM
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ac34
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1989 Bottecchia Campagnolo

Hi there- I came across a 1989 Bottecchia "80th Anniversary" bike at a thrift store and bought it on the spot. I didn't exactly walk out with it-- the guy had seen something similar on ebay and priced it accordingly.
Unfortunately the frame is a little to small for me so I'm not going to hang on to it. I'm wondering if anyone can ballpark what it might be worth.

Some info that I have gathered so far:
55cm Bottecchia frame - Columbus Aelle (low end?) tubing
Campagnolo Athena groupset- I'm assuming this is all original and came with the bike.
Cinelli stem and bars
700c Campagnolo "Lambda Strada" wheelset w/ campy hubs

The bike is in pretty good condition. It looks like it has been sitting in someone's garage for about 25 years. It's very straight and no rust. There are some small rust speckles on the fork. All the components seem to be in pretty good shape. For some reason the previous owner put a ridiculously crappy gel seat and pedals on it.

check out some pictures here on Velospace
http://velospace.org/node/41533

Thank you in advanced for any info you can give me on it.
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