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1972 Mondia Special

Bought as a re-finished frameset. The original paint was toast but the chrome was perfect. Wanted a Swiss beauty with French dimensions. Thankful it didn't have a Swiss BB

Frame:
Reynolds 531 DB Through out, Nervex Professional Lugs, 62.5 CM CtC

Fork/Headset:
Reynolds 531 Taper Gauge, Sugino Mighty French Threaded

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino Mighty French Threaded 35x P1 MW 68

Pedals:
Shimano Dura Ace 7401 rebuilt and powdered in red and black

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Suntour Perfect 5 speed ,14 x 24 Sugino Mighty 42 x 52 ,Sachs PC 870

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Suntour Cyclone GT rear, Suntour 7 front, Suntour Power Shifters

Handlebars/Stem:
3TTT , SR Royal

Saddle/Seatpost:
Isca Tornado, Kalin fluted

Brakes:
NOS Campagnolo Nuovo Record normal reach

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun M13II black, NOS Campagnolo Nuovo Record High Flange 36 hole 100mm , Michelin Dynamic Classic

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun M13II black, NOS Campagnolo Nuovo Record High Flange 36 hole 120mm , Michelin Dynamic Classic

Accessories:
Home made Swiss cross buttons, just because

Added by Velogarden. Last updated 11 months ago.

6 Comments

pstuerm

pstuerm says:

Nice Special

Posted 12 months ago

Velogarden

Velogarden says:

Thank You , Never really had much interest in these. The paint schemes certainly didn't endear me to them. This glassy black frameset with all the chrome tickled an eye candy desire to hang some sweet parts on it and give it a new life on the road.

Posted 12 months ago

BENQ2

BENQ2 says:

Stunning! the bike seems as if it belongs in a Museum somewhere . Great Job-! also love your workshop & all the memorabilia surrounding it. Pure Nostalgia thx for sharing!

Posted over 1 year ago

Velogarden

Velogarden says:

Thank You,
It sorta resides in a museum here in my basement shop. Lovely riding machine too!

Posted over 1 year ago

Nathap470

Nathap470 says:

This is so nicely done!

Posted almost 2 years ago

Velogarden

Velogarden says:

Thank You, I hope to get out on it soon. Way too much sloppy run off on the roads around here. It wont be long I hope!

Posted almost 2 years ago