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Capo Road Bike

Capo 01

This is a really cool early 60′s Austrian made Capo road bike. There were not all that many of these made and only few made their way to the United states where they were only sold in California. Capo was really high end and desirable back then. This frame has a beautiful patina to it I think. I’ve kept it around for some time just because I love it’s aged look. The frame is fully lugged and made with Reynolds 501 tubing. The badges on this are 3 dimensional and probably the coolest badges’s I’ve ever seen on a bike. The bike is equipped very nicely. The hubs, derailleurs, and shifters are vintage Campagnolo. The brakes are Weinmann Vainqueur 999 models. The cranks are very rare Agrali steel cranks with half step gearing. The pedals are also Agrali. The stem is an adjustable 3ttt with an Ambrosio handlebar. The rims are 27 inch and take clincher tires.





One Response to Capo Road Bike

  1. T.E. Smith says:

    These are very nice bikes. They were imported into California but were sold across the States.They are built of 531 Reynolds DBTF&S,Agrati dropouts,the lug work and fork crowns were custom crafted by Otto and his brother and are some of the finest found.It is estimated 5000 to 25000 were shipped to California over approx 6yrs 1958 or 59 to 1965. They had Campy record hubs ,Clement Albione rims,Grand sport gear changers,the cranks (not rare) Agrati,Agrati pedals,the stem and handle bars Ambrosio Champion. I ride a 59 Capo Sieger #40142 in Whittier CA.

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