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GUERCIOTTI SL Record 63cm (1977) – SOLD

Description

Guerciotti was founded in 1964, when Italo (an expert cyclocross rider) and his brother Paolo decided to open a small bike shop of 20 square meters for the selling and maintenance of bicycles in Milan, Italy. Italo was very passionate about the technology and manufacturing bikes while Paolo was competitive and active in cyclo-cross especially in 1970s.

And the 1975 is an historical year for the Guerciotti company. In fact, besides to increase the manufacturing of racing bikes, thanks to the Paolo’s Guerciotti dyanamism, Guerciotti has a real commercial escalation starting to export his products all over the world, and mainly in the USA, sponsoring also in the same time the American Ten Speed Drive – Guerciotti.

Paolo and Italo Guerciotti

Paolo and Italo Guerciotti

In the ‘80s USA market represents the most important one for Guerciotti brand, becoming absolutely one of the leading brands in the road cycling. In the 1976 Guerciotti bikes debutted in the pro cycling circuit sponsoring the pro team Fiorella Mocassini and continuing with Fiorella Citroen, Magniflex Fam Cucine (winning 5 stages at the 1979 Giro d’Italia), Santini Selle Italia, Alfa Lum and Dromedario Sidermec. In these years many important riders won on a Guerciotti bikes, G.B. Baronchelli and Giovanni Battaglin among others. In the cyclocross, Daniele Pontoni brings at high levels Guerciotti star gaining the scenes of this discipline and getting for Guerciotti the tenth world champion in the cyclocross.

Fiorella Citroen Team with Guerciotti bikes

Fiorella Citroen Team with Guerciotti bikes

 

Happy to present another Italian steel beauty, the Guerciotti SL Record. This classic high end bike dates back to mid 1970s, made of Columbus SL tubing with stunning details of lugs, fork crown, cut-outs.  Fully built with Campagnolo Nuovo Record groupset, 3ttt  pantograph cockpit, original Selle Italia saddle and NiSi rims. No much words needed.

L’Eroica ready. Fair price.

 

 

Frame & Fork: Guerciotti / Columbus SL

Size:

-seat tube (c-t): 63 cm

-top tube (c-c): 58 cm

-headset tube: 20 cm

-standover: 87 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record 170mm

Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record (PAT.76)

Headset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Shifters: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Brake Levers: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record

Handlebar: 3ttt Mod Competizione

Stem: 3ttt Guerciotti (115mm)

Hubs: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Tubulars: Vittoria Rally

Seatpost: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Guerciotti pantograph (27,2mm)

Seat: Selle Italia Criterium (original)

Pedals: Campagnolo Record

Toe cage / leather straps: Christophe (new)

Handlebar Tape: yellow, leather (original)

 

 

Condition: Used, but very good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents, not bent. Some signs of normal use, some tiny touch-ups. All parts are working fine.

Year: 1977-78

Price: SOLD (November 2019)