[Classicrendezvous] Fw: 70s/80s Botecchia, what's it worth?

(Example: Framebuilders:Bernard Carré)

From: "Jill DiMauro" <jpdimauro@starpower.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2000 22:03:45 -0400
Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Fw: 70s/80s Botecchia, what's it worth?

No connection to seller. He seems open to offers.

Jill DiMauro

----- Original Message -----
From: Matt O'Toole
Newsgroups: rec.bicycles.marketplace
Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 7:20 PM
Subject: 70s/80s Botecchia, what's it worth?

> I've just acquired this bike, and it's a little small for me. It rides
> really nice, so if it's not worth much, I'll just put a bigger stem on it
> and use it. It's probably a 56-58 cm. The top tube mesures 22.5" c-t-c.
> It's a medium blue Botecchia frame with white decals, lugged, with chrome
> lugs, and half the fork and chainstay chromed. The lugs have little heart
> cutouts that are painted red. There's a "Modela 3000" decal on the front of
> the top tube. I couldn't find any indication of what tube set it has.
> There are no dents, but the paint and decals are kind of rough, and the
> chrome shows some rust. The gear is mostly Suntour, with a Cyclone rear
> derailer, and a really nice Superbe Pro brake set with slotted, lightweight
> levers. The crank is an SR. It has a six speed freewheel, and down tube
> shifters. The left one has a ratchety detent. There's a Campy headset, and
> an Italian bar and stem. It has a really nice leather saddle. I'm not sure
> what the hubs are, but they're not Campy, and they have large flanges. I'm
> not sure of the rims, either, but the wheels are in really good shape, with
> fresh Specialized Transition 1 1/4" tires. Everything works great, except
> it needs a brake adjustment, and maybe new brake cables, bar tape, and a
> good cleaning.


> Ideas? Offers?


> Matt O.