Champion Strada Classic Steel Bicycle 1970s

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ID: 17989
Brand: Champion
Size: 59 cm
Condition: The bike is in good condition. The frame has no dents, cracks and it is not bent. The paintwork and decals are original. All parts have been checked and are working fine.
Era: 1970s
Available in store: Wilhelmstr. 91, 10117 Berlin (BMB 02-14)
Product ID: 17989

When Thord Lönnquist started his company ECI (Europeiska Cykel Importen) in Stockholm, Sweden, it were the 1950s. It started as a humble bike shop, but soon, it grew larger and Thord strated to produce his own bikes under the name Champion. It is said, that the first bikes were made in house by ECI, but it's sure, that the production was soon handed over to contract frame builders in Italy, namely Legnano, Urago and Torpado.

In the 1960s, Champion bikes became a threat to the dominating Swedish brands Crescent and Monark. And the bright green bike did well in the racing field as well.

This Champion Strada Classic Steel Bicycle from the 1970s stems from the era, when they were produced by Torpado. It is easy to se, that this bicycle has been built with a lot of skill. The Columbus steel tubes are connected with nice clean lugs. Afera closer look, you would also spot the diamond shape cut outs in them and in the fork crown  - an undeniable sign of Torpado bikes.

Equipped with Campagnolo Nuovo Record parts, this Champion in the original bright green paint is an authentic 1970s machine.

Great choice for all vintage bikes enthusiasts. Suitable for Eroica events.


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Frame & Fork Champion Strada - Columbus steel tubes
Front Derailleur Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Headset Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Crankset Campagnolo Record; 170 mm; 51/42
Bottom Bracket Campagnolo Record
Stem 3ttt Record; 115 mm
Stem bar 3ttt; 42 cm
Shifters Campagnolo Record
Brakes Universal Super 68
Brake levers Weinmann
Hubs Campagnolo Nuovo Tipo; 6-speed; 21/13
Rims Mavic Monthlery Route; 700C tubulars
Tires Vittoria Rally; 622/23 tubulars
Seat post Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Seat Selle San marco Concor Supercorsa
Handlebar tape cotton tape NEW
Pedal not included
Chain YBN classic NEW
Seat Tube (c-t): 59 cm
Top Tube (c-c): 56 cm
Head Tube: 16.5 cm
Standover: 83 cm
Calculate my size Recommended inseam length: 87.5 cm - 90.5 cm
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