Shop

COLNAGO Nuovo Mexico 1984, crimped Columbus SL tubing, Campagnolo Super Record groupset, Eroica vintage steel bike
COLNAGO Nuovo Mexico 1984 (53cm) – SOLD
09/04/2018
Campagnolo 50th Anniversary groupset for sale
CAMPAGNOLO 50th Anniversary groupset 1983 (n.0022) – SOLD
21/04/2018
Show all

DE ROSA Super Prestige 1978 – SOLD

Description

Ugo De Rosa, one of the most successful frame builders was born on January 27, 1934 in Milan, Italy. His passion led him to study mechanics and engineering at a technical college. Later, in the early 1950s he opened his first shop and commenced the manufacture of racing bicycles. He supplied many champions with his high-end bicycles (Gianni Motta, Eddy Merckx and Francesco Moser…), and also strongly influenced the cycling industry with his amazing bikes from Cusano Milanino.

The Super Prestige was not a single race, but a season long competition similar to the World Tour of today. Riders accumulated points throughout the year, with bigger races providing more points.  It was a big deal to win because the idea was that the winner was truly the best all round rider of the year.

In 1973, Eddy Merckx switched from Colnago to DeRosa as frame supplier. Ugo De Rosa designed specially diamond-shape chainstay and very thick seatstay so the frame felt much stiffer. Eddy Merckx won the Super Prestige in years  ’73, ’74 and ’75 and those were also the prime years that he officially rode De Rosa built bikes. Ugo De Rosa named their top model by

Happy to offer this legendary steel machine, the Ugo De Rosa‘s masterpiece from late 1970s. The frame is work of art, made of Columbus SL tubing, featuring the perfection and attention to details for providing the best performance you might expect from late 1970s racing machine. Equiped  with iconic Campagnolo Super Record groupset (PAT.78) with beautiful DeRosa pantographed brake levers & chainring, 3ttt DeRosa cockpit and new old stock saddle.

Iconic and highly collectible. L’Eroica ready.

 

 

Frame & Fork: DeRosa, Columbus SL steel

Size:

-seat tube (c-t): 57 cm

-top tube (c-c): 56 cm

-headset tube: 13,8 cm

-standover: 81 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record 170mm (52/42, PAT78)

Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Super Record

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record (PAT.78)

Headset: Campagnolo Super Record

Shifters: Campagnolo Super Record

Brake Levers: Campagnnolo Record, DeRosa pantograph

Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record

Handlebar: 3ttt Competizione, 40cm (c-c)

Stem: 3ttt DeRosa (115mm)

Hubs: Campagnolo Super Record (32s)

Tubulars: Vittoria Rally (new)

Seatpost: Campagnolo Super Record, 27,2mm

Seat: 3ttt (new old stock)

Pedals: Campagnolo Superleggeri

Toe cage / leather straps: Christiophe (new)

Handlebar Tape: Benotto, light gold (new old stock)

 

 

Condition:  Used, but in good condition. The frame has no dents, no rust and is not bend. Original paint and decals. Chrome is in very good condition. Groupset and wheelset are in very good condition. All parts are working fine.

Year: 1978

Price: SOLD (November 2018)

 

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “DE ROSA Super Prestige 1978 – SOLD”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *