My “New Old” Road Bike

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Finally I’ve started to put together the vintage Gianni Motta road bicycle I got myself for Christmas, and which arrived totally disassembled [see my posting “Christmas Present Puzzle“]. This here is how far I got today:

Mein “neues altes” Rennrad

Endlich habe ich damit angefangen, mein klassisches Gianni Motta Straßenrennrad zusammenzubauen, das ich mir zu Weihnachten gegönnt hatte, und das in vollständig zerlegtem Zustand [siehe meinen Blogeintarg unter Christmas Present Puzzle] hier ankam. Und so weit bin ich heute gekommen:

motta The Motta – Half-Assembled

But now I’ve taken it to the bike shop for the remainder of what needs to be done as I don’t think I’d be able to put the rear derailleur on and run the brake and shifter cables properly. I also don’t have the proper size of nut to tighten the screws for the cranks on the bottom bracket.

Aber jetzt habe ich…

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