Tartan red

I really like restoring old English frame. There aren’t many in Italy but when I find one I’m sure the bike will be fine because the Reynolds steel tubing are elegant, refined, beautiful. And the Scottish touch did the rest!

October, 2019

Components

FRAME

  • lugged steel
  • tubing: Reynolds 531
  • early 70’s
  • size 58×58 cm

TRANSMISSION

  • cranckset: brown Campagnolo Super Record (pat. 1978)
  • chainring: Campagnolo Super Record (42t)
  • chain guard: Gipiemme CX
  • bottom bracket: BSA 118 mm
  • derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record ( pat. 1978)
  • shifter: Campagnolo
  • cable hanger: Gian Robert
  • freewheel: 4 speed (16-18-20-22t)
  • chain: KMC (7 speed)

WHEELS

  • hubs: Campagnolo Gran Sport (36h)
  • rims: Ambrosio Extra 19
  • tires: Roll-y Pol-y (700×28)

COCKPIT

  • handlebar: 3ttt ‘gentleman’
  • quill stem: 3ttt
  • hand grip: taylor made, leather
  • brake levers: Velo Orange
  • brakes: Universal 68 brown
  • headset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

DETAILS

  • seatpost: Zeus (27.0)
  • saddle: Brooks Cambium C17 ‘organic light’
  • pedals: Campagnolo Gran Sport

CUSTOMCOLOR

  • red: RAL 3004
  • cream: RAL 1013
  • gold lining

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