this qualifies as a "current classic" cause it's a real
hybrid. These are some photos of my Mirella. ItŐs an old frame with
Campagnolo dropouts and nice lugwork that was refurbished, and built
up in the "current classic" style we all love.
needed to replace the fork after sandblasting revealed a crack in
the original and I wound up using a modern threadless version and
the result was surprising. Graphics are my personal interpretation
of Ms. Mirella inspired by old cigar band artwork. Vintage NOS Mafac
centerpulls with modern pads provide stopping power. Dirt drop bars
with shellaced cotton tape have Suntour bar-end shifters that operate
a drivetrain removed from my old Bridgestone MB-1. Hubs are Bullseye,
laced to Campagnolo rims, Richey tires, Brooks Pro saddle, Berthoud
saddle bag. Stem and seatpost were selected from eBay offerings.
And I have a pair of red Bleumels fenders waiting to go on to complete
the look. Happily, the ride on the road or the trail is wonderful.
for hosting a nice resource. We all need more places to look at