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Early 1970's Atala Grand Prix?

Old 04-04-14, 09:08 AM
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Early 1970's Atala Grand Prix?

Hello all, I am very excited to be a new member of this great forum. My dad recently passed along his old bike, which he purchased in the early 1970's. I am looking to restore it to original (or close to) condition. All parts are original, absolutely nothing has been replaced. The only modification was paint over the original red (which you can see through the many chips). Is this bike worth restoring?

Also, where would the serial number located?

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Old 04-04-14, 09:15 AM
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If memory serves, the serial number should be on the drive side of the seat tube, near the top. The first two digits appear to give the date of the frame.

What do you mean "restoring"? It looks pretty nice.
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Thanks RHM, I'll have a look!

I'd primarily like to clean up all parts (what product is best recommended?). Also strip the bike down, and have the frame refinished with new correct to age paint and decals.
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