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value of mid to late 80's Faggin?

Old 02-16-11, 03:00 PM
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value of mid to late 80's Faggin?

Another possible spring sale. This is currently a singlespeed conversion, but I saved all original parts so I could restore the gears, if it made it more valuable. The bike is all Campy GS with the nice Cinelli stem and bars (I was told here that these were much sought-after). The real oddity component-wise is the rear Bullseye hub, otherwise it's all Italian. Well, except for the french pedals.

This bike's seat tube is arguably too big for me (see saddle position) at 60cm, but the due to the short top tube it always felt fine (actually more than fine) to ride.



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Tubeset?
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Originally Posted by T-Mar View Post
Tubeset?
Pretty sure it's Columbus SLX. They used SLX for the taller frames, if I remember right.

Faggin is an interesting story. A small Italian builder where the family lived above the shop. I think mainly frames were imported to the US and shops built them up however they liked. This one's all Italian except for the odd rear hub, which is probably a replacement.

So at any rate, this builder has little brand-recognition, but it sure rides well. It seems uncommonly straight-line stable to me. Haven't tested it in the foothills/twisties because I turned it into a ss for around town as soon as I got it.

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Originally Posted by sunburst View Post
Pretty sure it's Columbus SLX...
I'm pretty sure it's not. Post a good pic of the remnants of the tubing decal.
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