Repco Appreciation Society

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby Bunged Knee » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:19 pm

Hi Treadly Tim, link is not good.
Fixed it for you.
ID please? What ID? My seat tube ID is 27.2mm or 31.6mm depending on what bikes I ride today.thanks...

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby 2wheels_mond » Sat May 12, 2018 4:10 pm

After a brief foray with a Superlite back on page 99, I've rejoined the Repco club. This time I've gone a bit further up in the world, with a Vertex Vicenza!

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This one's had a respray at some point, which seems quite nicely done. Frame/fork/headset came in at 2.7kg - a fairly respectable weight for the time. Hell of a lot lighter than the Superlite - not that it was every going to be competitive there.

Build plans are with Campag - maybe Record 10 speed, maybe Potenza/Centaur 11. Have some black Cinelli bars laying around which would pair nicely with a black 1A or 1R stem, if I can find some. Selle Italia Flite 1990 would match nicely for the saddle.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby 10speedsemiracer » Sat May 12, 2018 10:05 pm

I like that.
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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby bg100 » Fri May 25, 2018 8:08 pm

Hi all. New here to this forum and hoping you can help out. I have a Repco Olympic 14 bought in early 1998. I was wondering if anyone can point me in the direction of the specs for this bike? TIA.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Fri May 25, 2018 8:12 pm

bg100 wrote:Hi all. New here to this forum and hoping you can help out. I have a Repco Olympic 14 bought in early 1998. I was wondering if anyone can point me in the direction of the specs for this bike? TIA.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby bg100 » Sun May 27, 2018 9:06 am

Lots of steel bikes wrote:
bg100 wrote:Hi all. New here to this forum and hoping you can help out. I have a Repco Olympic 14 bought in early 1998. I was wondering if anyone can point me in the direction of the specs for this bike? TIA.

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Legend! Thanks so much for the quick reply.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby foo on patrol » Sun May 27, 2018 9:40 am

I picked up a Repco Superlight Road Frame yesterday, that I will build up over time. :D I'd post a pic of it but this place does my head in for doing it. :(

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby spannermonkey » Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:41 am

I picked up a Vertex Vicenza on the weekend
All original only missing the pedals & saddle
Rides great has become my favourite (for this week)
HAd to add the Campy quick release seat post clamp
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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby 2wheels_mond » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:16 am

And on that note, here's my newly built Vertex Vicenza, now with Chorus 10 speed.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby P!N20 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:03 am

spannermonkey wrote:I picked up a Vertex Vicenza on the weekend
All original only missing the pedals & saddle
Rides great has become my favourite (for this week)
HAd to add the Campy quick release seat post clamp
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Was that the one on Gumtree? Nice pick up.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby spannermonkey » Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:56 am

P!N20 wrote:
spannermonkey wrote:I picked up a Vertex Vicenza on the weekend
All original only missing the pedals & saddle
Rides great has become my favourite (for this week)
HAd to add the Campy quick release seat post clamp
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Was that the one on Gumtree? Nice pick up.

Yes was on dumbtree ,I hardly ever look there
This time paid off :lol:

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby singlespeedscott » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:45 am

Very nice pickup
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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby drex » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:09 am

Picked this up for a twenty last weekend. No frame markings that I can see, but seller reckons he purchased new here in Adelaide in 1975. Anyone got insights into what model this might be? Been searching for some list of models for this era but without any luck.

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby uart » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:08 pm

drex wrote:Picked this up for a twenty last weekend. No frame markings that I can see, but seller reckons he purchased new here in Adelaide in 1975. Anyone got insights into what model this might be? Been searching for some list of models for this era but without any luck.

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Hi Drex. Interesting looking old bike. I'm more familiar with their (Repco's) 80s range than their 70s, but it looks like a good solid mid-range kind of bike. Appears to be alloy rims, guards, brakes/levers and cranks.

BTW. It's kind of hard to see too much detail from your 400x300 pixel image (seriously that's almost a thumbnail). I see a lot of posters doing that these days. I suspect that the images are being re-sampled by the image hosting site, because 0.12 megapixel cameras aren't really much of a thing any more.

Tip. If you can find an image hosting site that doesn't down sample (or at least doesn't do it too aggressively) then we can see your photo in full detail. :)

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby mjleach7 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:43 pm

Repco Sierra, blue, early 80s. I've been riding this as hybrid forever but just bought a carbon frame road bike so despite my love of the retro I'm letting this go to someone who appreciates the old school quality build. Any interest?

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Re: Repco Appreciation Society

Postby 10speedsemiracer » Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:33 pm

mjleach7 wrote:Repco Sierra, blue, early 80s. I've been riding this as hybrid forever but just bought a carbon frame road bike so despite my love of the retro I'm letting this go to someone who appreciates the old school quality build. Any interest?


Like a High Sierra? Might be interested...any chance of some pics? Also, where located?
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