High end steel road racing bicycle from the respected builder Mario Rossin. Columbus tube set, filed head lugs with delicate hooks. Midnight blue DuPont System paintwork with faded petrol blue highlights to the top and front of the main tubes. Bright yellow and orange decals with pinstriped seat stays. Paintwork in overall very good condition, albeit for some small chips which have for the most part been carefully retouched by hand by a previous owner. Decals are protected beneath a final top coat of DuPont System clear lacquer. Engraved semi-sloping fork crown with pentagonal Rossin motif detailed in yellow enamel.
Lettered seat stay caps detailed in yellow. External brake cable routing with three slotted brazed fittings along upper side of top tube. Pump fitment to rear of head tube. Engraved rear brake bridge with two pentagonal R motifs. Engraved Campagnolo drop outs front and rear, with tension adjusters. Stamped serial number on non-drive rear drop-out. Derailleur cables routed through internal guides in underside of bottom bracket shell. Brazed front derailleur fitment.
Assembled with a period Campagnolo Super Record group set. 170mm Strada crankset detailed in orange and black enamel. Fluted 27.2mm Campagnolo seat post with yellow and Petrol Blue enamel detailing, topped off with a period Concor Supercorsa saddle in black leather with a nice patina. Wheelset comprises Record small flange hubs laced to dark grey anodised eyeletted 36-hole Ambrosio Montreal Medaille D’Or rims. Wolber tubular tyres with orange rubber, which match nicely with the frame decals. 3TTT Competition drops and matching pantographed aerodynamic quill stem with Del Fedele script on the sides, initials F.D. on the front. Three long slotted reliefs on the top, accented in petrol blue and black. Midnight blue bar tape finished off with chrome 3TTT end caps and orange tape over yellow cable outers. New black Campagnolo brake lever hoods for ergonomic riding comfort.
A characterful classic ’80s racer with competition pedigree, delicately fettled and ready to be ridden fast.