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Which De Rosa is this? (Vintage content, beware)

Old 09-12-20, 04:36 PM
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Which De Rosa is this? (Vintage content, beware)

My long time buddy has this hanging in his shop, so I didn't want to pull it off the shelf. Really nice with Campy 7sp all the way around, in great shape. He is not the original owner. He would like to get some clincher hoops and restring the wheels.

Anyone recognize the year/make?
Recommendations for clincher rims? (I have to check the hole count on the hubs, guessing 32H)

Itlooks to be 58-60cm so I will try to convince him to let me take 'er out for a Sunday Spin

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Old 09-12-20, 06:17 PM
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It looks like a Primato or perhaps a Diamante. As for age, Campagnolo sold Record in 7-speed configuration from about 1987 to 1991.
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better pics please.

looks like a nice bike.
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Old 09-12-20, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by gomango View Post
better pics please.

looks like a nice bike.
Agree. I will pull it off the rack next time I'm at the shop and grab some better photos.
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It's a Professional.
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Originally Posted by jiangshi View Post
It's a Professional.
Bingo - probably 85 or 86 with looks like first gen C record group.
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Old 09-12-20, 08:07 PM
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Actually 89 or 90 with the cast brake bridge.
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Originally Posted by klasse View Post
Recommendations for clincher rims?
ROFL, no!
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Those might be Mavic SSC rims.

Lovely bike.
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Tell him to get a separate wheel set if he is going to go clincher (ugh). In general, I really dislike breaking up an original build.
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Old 09-13-20, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by jet sanchEz View Post
Those might be Mavic SSC rims.

Lovely bike.
I believe you are correct. Hard to do better and be period correct.
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