Old 10-24-18, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by HM70 View Post
I'm in a quandry. Want to ride my Bertoni but it's been updated with an 8 speed Shimano 105 groupo. Downtube shifters but the gray finish is a 1990's giveaway. My son has my Torrelli with Campi NR but he is pretty far away. That puts me on the Panasonic DX 4000 which makes the 1987 cut off. Kinda harsh ride, and barely appropriate.
What to do?
I'd ride the Bertoni....no one is going to care that it has an 8sp group. Consider this.....the Bianchi Eroica, which is "certified by the L'Eroica commission as suitable for participating in global L' Eroica events" has a modern 10sp Campy group with a compact crank.
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