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bike opinions please 2009 BOTTECCHIA

Old 12-07-16, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
There's a direct correlation between Smiles Per Mile and Cents Per Mile. You'll have a higher SPM ratio if your CPM is lower.

Ask @PepeM, he's better at explaining these things.

I believe that would be an indirect correlation, or inverse correlation. Oh Hell what do I know.


BTW, this is the Bottecchia that old timers like me remember.



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Old 12-07-16, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
gorgeous & likely made in Italy? pretty sure mine was made in Japan
Very much made in Italy, as were the Campagnolo components.

Nothing wrong with made in Japan; you've got a sweet ride there...
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Old 12-09-16, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
How many miles on it since 2012?
pretty meager, looks like approx 1,500 miles on this bike. I really need to ride more. miss commuting ...
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Old 12-09-16, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by rmfnla View Post
Nice follow up!

For us older folks, this is a Bottecchia...
And the frameset is still available today. One of the modern greats IMO.


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