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Help me id this 70's-80's Bottecchia

Old 07-05-15, 09:35 AM
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Help me id this 70's-80's Bottecchia

I recently came across this beautiful vintage Bottecchia that really sparked my interest, but as the seller knows nothing about bikes and my untrained eye can't seem to match it with anything in the catalogues I'd really appreciate your help. I know Bottecchia never really had a reputation for making fantastic bikes but I think they made some fairly decent ones once in a while as well. Just wondering if this might be worth a purchase for 170?

Can't wait to hear from all you experts out there!

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Old 07-05-15, 09:48 AM
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it looks like a decent middle of the road bike, better pictures and more info would help
closeups, decals, lettering, components, what frame tubing, those sort of pics you know
if you like it and are OK with the price, buy it fix it up and enjoy riding it I always say
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With all due respect, Bottecchia made some of the best mass produced bikes in the world. They typically come equipped with a Columbus frame & Campagnolo groupset. Check this one out. Make sure the seat post isn't stuck. Make sure it isn't cracked or bent. If it's all Campy it's well worth the asking price.
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