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Old 04-26-20, 07:33 PM
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montclairbobbyb
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My "Roger" (Cosme Saavedra) conversion

Originally Posted by somepetalhead View Post
I have been curious of these lately... Cosme Saavedra built a gang of campy goods and frames back in the day. It has come to my attention and now im after one just havent really been able to find many fotos of them or the different stylers or models. if anybody has further info or fotos to throw up please do so!
Wow, I'm glad someone finally did a Saavedra post... A few years ago I was gifted an old Saavedra bike (under the Roger brand) that was a funky metallic copper color painted over a chrome plated frame. I totally stripped it down and converted it into a fixie for some young hipster. Here's a link to some pics showing the progression. The frame was actually quite nice, but the components (as much as I wanted to love these cheesy Campy knockoffs) were simply awful (no disrespect to Mr Saavedra).

This was one of my all-time favorite projects.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/164610...7627152871624/

Would LOVE to see other examples if they exist.
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