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Bottecchia Special single-speed bicycle (c.1970--Italy)
What goes round comes round.
This reborn Bottecchia city bike,
a chrome-lugged single-speed all-rounder,
came to Karl after he'd donated a Nishiki to Recycle-A-Bicycle,
after his nice commuter was stolen outside one night,
and after we got this frame from a Recycle-A-Bicycle donation.
With upside-down Nitto Promenade handlebars, Mafac brakes,
and Planet Bike fenders with front and rear "bidon" mudguards,
made of a Paris-Nice Audax waterbottle.