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My Vicini Build - More Like A Rodstoration...

Old 10-20-19, 10:00 PM
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And here are some pics with the decals installed. Starting the reassembly!!

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Beautiful!!!

I’m another person thanking you for restoring this bike and staying true to its’ heritage. So many folks want to decal their frames as another bike brand. The time spent identifying the bike is admirable and your work paint work excellent. Love it. Orange + black really pops.

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Old 10-23-19, 09:20 PM
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OK, so hereís a little preview of whatís to come. My bike originally came with a Zeus Criterium RD. I had the option of either selling it, using it on another project, or keeping it on this project. I decided to clean it up and keep it on the Vicini, along with most other original parts that came with the bike. I was able to locate a Zeus vintage crankset to accompany the RD, so now I have two Zeus components for this project. I think it will complement all the original Campy parts very well. Here are the Zeus parts I will be installing shortly. Canít wait!!

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Old 10-23-19, 10:34 PM
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Wildwood, I see that you have a 1972 Zeus Competition. Do you have all Zeus components on your bike? How do you like your Zeus?

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Hi everyone,

OK, so I know it's been a while since I've updated my build. Life happens, work happens, you know. So now I do have an update: I have started the rebuild process, and it's going good overall. I ran into a slight problem with the bottom bracket. I meant to use a newer style Campagnolo sealed BB that I had as a spare. Turns out I might have to go to a cup & cone BB. No problem, I just have to see what I have on hand, or order a new or used (vintage) cup & cone BB. Below are some pics of the build. Enjoy!

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Old 11-24-19, 01:26 PM
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I had a newer style Ofmega headset, so I went with this one instead of the original rusted one. I like how it turned out. Also installed the original Super 68 brakes and Campagnolo shifters.

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Old 11-24-19, 01:27 PM
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As an homage to the original paint scheme, I outlined the head lugs in white. I did the same thing to the drop outs. Not the straightest lining job, but it will do.

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Old 11-24-19, 01:28 PM
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Shot of the Zeus Criterium RD and the lined dropouts. Coming along methodically!

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I did more work on the build recently. It's almost complete! However, now I have an issue with the seatpost - it does not want to get along with the seat tube. I'm going to have to sand the seatpost just a bit in order to make it work. Not a huge issue, but an issue nonetheless. Gotta love these vintage builds! Pics coming shortly. It's looking pretty good!

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