November 23rd, 2011 Super Champ Blog
Marinoni Special
This is another gorgeous frameset we got from a local collector friend.It’s beenrepainted at the Marinoni factory and is almost flawless wit the exception of amissing seat tube decal. This Columbus SL frame is built up with a Campagnolo Nouvo Record drive train and a Modolo Professional brake set we had kicking around. We threw this bike in the window, and it sure didn’t last long, but while it did it was amazing the amount of older gentleman that came in to reminisce about their old Marinoni. Quite the conversation piece, I still get stoked when I see it blasting around the city!
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Olmo Sintex
This is an gorgeous Olmo Sintex frameset we got off of a friend who is a local collector and who was pairing down his collection.  Nice grey fade paint job, and constructed with a Columbus SLX tube set. We built it up with a 9spd. Campagnolo Xenon group we had, with the exception of the cranks which were Campagnolo Mirage of the same vintage. Our buddy Seth snagged this gem and is savaging the streets on the daily with it.
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1980's Benotto
This is a more entry level Benotto we tracked down, took apart, cleaned up and rebuilt.All of the original components were used and most were industry stamped parts markedwith the Benotto name despite who originally made them.We built up a new clincher wheelset with Miche hubs and Ambrosio Balance rims. For bars we decided to go for a more upright city friendly vibe.

It didn’t sit on the floor long before being snatched up by a stoked customer looking for an affordable comfy ride with a vintage Italian aesthetic.

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Traitor Exile
We built this Traitor Exile for a customer looking for a modern bike buildbut based on a more classic lugged steel frame.  For the frame we sourcedthe lugged steel Traitor Exile from our friends in Washington.  Check them out! We build it up with a 10spd. Campagnolo Veloce group w/ a Campagnolo KhamsinCX wheelset.  The rest of the bike is kitted out with BBB Components.
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James' Miele
Our buddy James Got back from tour with his band Bison B.C. and having had his old bike we built him stolen right before tour he needed something to get him around asap.  James went crazy with the clear coat and personalized this old Miele frame with a Jiffy marker, then we threw a bunch of parts from our used bins to get him rolling.  Not bad, we didn’t set up that crazy bar angle for him though…
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1980′s Eddy Merckx equipped w/ a mixture of Campagnolo Super Record and Nouvo Record components, aero Modolo brake levers, and highlighted with a matching Silca frame pump. I believed this frame to be approximately a 1982 though I may be wrong. We apologize for the shoddy phone photo’s but they’re all that’s left to remind us of this beauty we sold.
Enjoy.
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coachsbottecchia
Coach has a real knack for finding himself gorgeous Italian steed’s which actually fit his tall stature.  We’re lucky due to the fact that usually we get to dirty our hands in putting them together.  This is the most recent build we’ve helped him with.  Giant frame, mix of Campagnolo parts and a fabulous Italian tape job. That white tape is not so anymore.
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motobecane
This is a classy Motobecane single speed we built up to be raffledoff by a local coffee shop.  They hung it all their wall for a month and the more coffee you consumed the more chances you had to win.Full chrome frame, Berthoud fenders, Messenger cranks, Nitto m-18 front rack, and brooks saddle and bartape. I can’t even imagine how many coffee’s the winner had to drink to end up in possession of this thing, hopefully it was worth it!
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Miele Columbus
This is a near mint pearlescent Miele frame we had hanging in the rafters. The framewas constructed out of a Columbus SL tube set and Columbus dropout’s.  One day acustomer wandering in looking for a bike to give as a birthday present to his daughter’s boyfriend. We threw a Shimano 600 group set on it and off it went.Not a shabby birthday present!
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