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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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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.....

You know it's going to be a good day when the stem and seatpost come right out.

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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.
Owner & co-founder, Cycles René Hubris. Unfortunately attaching questionable braze-ons to perfectly good frames since about 2015. With style.
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how about a red one with campagnolo victory ?
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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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A little aluminum polish and I use sealer to keep it shiny really makes these frames pop.
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