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Old 08-07-22, 11:57 PM
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Ciocc Mockba 80?

Does anyone know what tube sets were used for the early Mockba 80 framesets. The ones that had clamp on front derailleurs?

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Old 08-08-22, 12:54 AM
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Pretty sure they were Columbus SL.
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Mine is Columbus SL.

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Hi P!N20 and Dean51, is that SL tubing for all early Ciocc Mockba 80 frames? I just got an early Ciocc frameset and I cannot make out the Columbus sticker, although it is definitely there. Thank you for the input.

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There was one for sale in Sacramento. The decal was early Aelle and there were no ridges in the steerer to indicate anything else. I passed on it and it has since sold best I know.
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Definitely Columbus SL. This is a photo of mine and has SL splines in head tube

https://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalog...-83/6ciocc.jpg

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Old 08-13-22, 07:59 AM
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I recall seeing early advertisements stating that the Mockba 80 used the full Columbs SL set. Then I saw an advertisement showing a bicycle with Aelle and Mockba 80 decals. At that point, I changed my thinking to Mockba 80 being more of a palmares decal. Now, whenever I see a claimed Mockba 80, I check the seat post size and examine the inside bottom of the fork's steerer tube. If it has a 27.2mm seat post and helical ridges inside the the bottom of the steerer tube, then you know it's at least full SL.
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