1996 Luongo Team

serial number 196689 [January 1996, #689?], 56cm seat tube ctc, 58cm top tube ctc, 39 5/8" wheelbase, 75° seat tube, 74° head tube, shaped megatube on downtube and top tube, likely Columbus Purchased from Tobias Bertschinger.

Components: 34-50 Campagnolo Mirage 175mm crankset; Shimano Deore XT CS-M770 11-13-15-17-20-23-26-30-34 nine speed cassette [26 - 119 gear inches]; Shimano XTR RD-M972 rear derailleur; SRAM Apex front derailleur; Campagnolo shifters; Campagnolo bottom bracket; SRAM PC-991 chain; All-City Cecil Pro track pedals; Cateye toe clips; Bontrager Select 20o/24o wheelset; Zipp titanium quick releases; Modolo Master Pro brakeset; 3ttt Mod. Superleggero handlebars; 100mm Ritchey WCS 4-Axis stem; Ritchey Logic 1" threadless headset; Fi'zi:k Antares K:ium saddle; Thomson Masterpiece 27.2mm seatpost; Specialized Rib MTB water bottle cages

Weight: 21.4 pounds

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Marque: Antonio Luongo
Luongo Rennvelobau
Lenzburg, Switzerland
Founded 1989; discontinued 2009?
(2009, from original owner/ seller of a carbon Luongo)

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