Dating campagnolo chainrings
Nelo is one of the best mechanics around and one of the few i trust with my bike, but he and his shop is much more than just that.He’s one of the nicest, most trustworthy guys around, and a great place to stop by for a coffee or a beer for a bit of advice or some of the best stories you’ll ever hear.Perhaps not conclusive, but I do believe this bike dated to around 1958 based on the crankset, the BB with pressed on bearing shoulders on the spindle, and hubs. It had Weinmann 999 brakes, Magistroni HS, Ambrosio Champion bar/stem. Campy seatpost and pedals." Campagnolo high flange "no record" hubs; [don't know if lugs and fork are chrome, as in Professional Deluxe model, re: 1961 catalog] DATING: (19)58 hub locknet.Think I still have these hubs, again I could mis-remember, but think they had CAM 58 on the lock nuts. Cant recall the pedals." DECALS: OLMO in Red Oblong Outline on downtube, edged in bands; On seat tube, there are bands but is missing the Olmo shield; MADE IN ITALY at top of seat tube; TIPO RONDINE at top of downtube; Olympic rings with Olmo star decal at top of fork legs Serial Number D312 1958? Owner: "My uncle says he bought it in the late 50s...Magistroni cranks and alloy chain set 50, 47, and bottom bracket. Rear Fiamme red label rim with Campy Record (no record stamp) high flange hub. Ambrosia steel stem and alloy bar; Stem bolt with O. Sheffield Sprint 658 pedals." Campagnolo Open C shifters ["Non-original parts are Campy Record seat post, Araya BIA front rim with Sunshine high flange hub. Speedic saddle."] DECALS: OLMO in Red Oblong Outline on downtube, edged in bands; OLMO shield over red diamonds on chrome background with color band edges on seat tube; TIPO RONDINE at top of downtube; MADE IN ITALY and CAMBIO CAMPAGNOLO winged wheel at top of seat tube; Olympic rings with Olmo star decal at top of fork legs DATING: Campagnolo Record hubs introduced in 1958 Serial Number C895 1959 Olmo Professional Peter Wray: Swallow rondine lugs with seat lug side slot; open C Campagnolo rear dropouts; chrome head and seat lugs; chrome stay and fork ends; chrome fork crown; serial number on underside of bottom bracket ORIGINAL PARTS: Olmo headset and seat post clamp; Brooks saddle; Campagnolo seatpost; Magistroni crankset; Campagnolo Gran Sport derailleurs (rear derailleur has cable housing adjuster); Campagnolo high flange hubs with CAM 59 locknut; Campagnolo Open C quick release and shift levers; Balilla Brevettato sidepull brakes; Ambrosio Champion stem.DECALS: OLMO in Red Oblong Outline on downtube, edged in bands; OLMO shield over red diamonds with color band edges on seat tube DATING: 1959 = CAM 59 locknut on hubs.everything Campagnolo with the exception of the BB, which is Magistroni ... Olmo Professional danatplaya/e Bay: Swallow rondine lugs with no seat lug side slot; Campagnolo 1010 dropouts; chrome stays, forks, head lugs, and seat tube panel; top tube brake cable braze-ons likely added later ORIGINAL PARTS: Weinmann Vainqueur 999 engraved brakes DECALS: OLMO in Red Oblong Outline decals on downtube; MADE IN ITALY decal near top of down tube; four color bands on chrome panel on seat tube Serial Number D763 1960?
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Serial Number D234 1958 Olmo Professional Deluxe John Siemsen/CR: Swallow rondine lugs with no seat lug side slot; Campagnolo dropouts; chrome head lugs; chrome fork crown; chrome fork tips and seat and chain stay ends; chrome seat tube band; "it was not a chromo velato finish, just a faded red." BRAZE-ONS: none ORIGINAL PARTS: "Except for saddle and Record rear derailleur, and likely rims, looked to be kitted as original with earliest Campagnolo alloy crankset with the pedal dust covers that came out in 1958. Italia saddle"; [don't know if lugs and fork are chrome, as in Professional Deluxe model, re: 1961 catalog] DATING: Duckett: "I believe the bike is ~1958." Open C Campagnolo dropouts date to the 1950s Serial Number D318 1958 Olmo Professional Brandon Ives: Swallow rondine lugs; Campagnolo dropouts, "rear dropout is drilled for a Sport rear der" ORIGINAL PARTS: "Ambrosio bar and stem, Mafac Dural Forge brakes, ...