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Masi Gran Criterium road racing bicycle (1971-Italy)
Repaint copper with blue trim and incorrect decals,
57cm c-c, frame stamped S58, fork stamped M58
Added cable routing, bottle cage and shifter mounts.
First it was bare frame and fork...
Once it was classic fix-gear...
with Campagnolo NR headset, NR bottom bracket,
NR cranks, NR brake levers and Pista low-flange hubs
Suntour Superbe seatpost and brake calipers,
Cinelli 1A stem, criterium bars with moustache cut,
and Unicanitor cross-stich hide-covered saddle,
Mavic MA2 rims, Continental Super Sport tires,
Fixed Gear: 45 x 18 = 2.5 ratio x 27-inch wheel = 67.5 gear inches.
Now it's vintage road racer...
with Campagnolo NR gruppo, TTT bars and stem(?)