Re: [CR] Bottechia FS

(Example: Framebuilding:Paint)

From: "Ted Ernst" <>
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Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:46:40 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR] Bottechia FS

Bottechia is sold! Thanks to you all who expressed keen interest. If the sale falls thru, I will contact the interested parties and advise so that it gets a good home.
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates

----- Original Message -----
From: Ted Ernst
Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2010 10:25 PM
Subject: [CR] Bottechia FS

>I have a 1972 Bottechia Professional model, white w. chrome fork ends about
>12/15cm. 60/t X 58c/c. It might be a'73 but I don't think so.
> Decals are almost intact, few small defects, and almost all original, and
> with some spiffing would be a cherry with great patina example of this
> vintage.
> Metal headbadge, paint is clean with few little scratches adding to
> character of it's classic age and use.
> Was ridden by a gent in our club, I sold the bike originally, he never
> raced it and it has maybe 5-10 years easy riding. My first shop decal
> which many of you have seen on some bikes, is still complete and intact.
> Silca pump, umbrella clip, Universal C/P's, needs new hoods, the Universal
> shoes and pads have been replaced with time correct Dia Compe, stopped
> better for sure.
> Campy Record equipped, RD and QR's have no scratches, clean, clean.
> HF 36H hubs, 4X Stella spokes St St, 15/16or17 gauge. Fiamme old logo
> rims.
> Paris Roubaix setas, tubes don't hold air but casings still good and not
> separating, rubber flexy and soft so could have tubes replaced and the
> tires would be dynamite on the bike for looks.
> Steel pedals with strap loop, Original Blue Binda straps.
> Unica Nitor nylon road saddle, no scuffs.
> Cinelli bars, the short riser reach Cinelli stem was replaced by me at
> shop with a Nitto stem with about 12mm higher rise so the stem could be
> raised for easier riding. This is the same quality stem as the NJS stuff,
> and we did this a lot to be safe and give our riders more comfort and
> security. 90mm extension. I could put on a Cinelli if buyer so specifies.
> Seat post bolt was replaced with one of those nifty Carlton ones with the
> big 'C' on the red nut plate.Those old Italian ones stripped or bent too
> easily.
> This bike is in very very nice condition, one owner, and kept inside the
> house in the rider's den.
> Price owner would like is $799 shipped CONUS, frate adjusted for other
> destinations.
> I'll pack and ship bike myself.
> If you're into Italian bikes or would like one, this is one to seriously
> consider.
> I don't have any network photo posting, but If it's something you'd like
> to consider, I can scan and Jpeg fotos for your pleasure
> Thanks for your reading time and interest, not many like this come along.
> Ted Ernst
> Palos Verdes Estates