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Old 08-29-23, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by yeslek
I have ... new Gum hoods in route.
Which particular hoods did you choose?
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Going with the SOMA brand non aero type, I have them on another bike and I'm really happy with them especially for the price. I've tried some of the reproduction Campy copies and they're okay, but not quite as comfortable.
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Originally Posted by yeslek
Going with the SOMA brand.
From what I've seen, those are the best available for the price. And with the gum color, you can barely see the logo.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/186055013712

The logo on the white ones especially is more pronounced.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185601752214
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Torpado berceau, looks almost completely original

This turned up recently:




The frame has a Made-In-Italy decal and except for what must be a replacement left-side crank it's all italian equipment.
Rear mech is a Rino so almost cheating (because he did).
Wheels are curious, nice aluminium Nisis 650B laced to nice STEEL Ofmega qr hubs.
(They really are nice hubs.)

Except for the chainguard all it will get is cleaning, spot/nick rust treatment, and little things fixed; has a steel seatpost and that'll be alloy; might put an alloy rack on instead of the starting-to-rust steel one.
The guard is so far gone that it will be white with red accents.





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