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Old 10-08-20, 03:22 PM
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Classic Aluminum

Found another bike today,Vitus 979, will be doing some googling. Shimano 600, Cinelli bars and stem,very light. Components date to 1985



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Old 10-08-20, 03:47 PM
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Nice! Got any particular plans for it?
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Classic aluminum? yes it is.
Shimano 600 is good stuff, but mine pouted until I sourced Mavic.....





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Old 10-08-20, 03:55 PM
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I keep finding 56cm bikes! Were there no short guys back in the day,i.m a 52cm. No cracks in the seatpost ears. It will get cleaned and serviced and passed on.
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Nice Vitus

Building out a Vitus is like eating a Reeses peanut butter cup. There's no wrong way. These bikes ride like a dream and they sure are beautiful!

Mine's got a bunch of vintage American-made CNC machined weight weenie stuff on it. Plus Suntour mechs and Simplex levers.
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Old 10-09-20, 12:55 AM
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how about a red one with campagnolo victory ?
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Old 10-10-20, 05:34 PM
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My 86 with 600, Cinelli bars and stem, Stronglight headset, Gipiemme seat post, and Campy water bottles.
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Old 10-12-20, 08:36 AM
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A little aluminum polish and I use sealer to keep it shiny really makes these frames pop.
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