1972 Mondia Special
serial number 170568; seat tube 57cm ctc, top tube 58cm ctc; 74° head tube, 73° seat tube, 40.56" / 103 cm wheelbase (axle fully back in rear dropouts), purchased from Brian Partridge
Components: Stronglight 49D 170mm crankarms; TA chainrings [46-26]; IRD seven speed freewheel [13-15-18-21-24-28-32; 22-96 gear inches]; Simplex S007GT rear derailleur; Simplex Criterium front derailleur; Huret retrofriction shifter; SRAM PC-870 chain; Edco Competition 121mm bottom bracket [French thread]; 36o OMAS sealed bearing hubs with Mavic Open Pro rims; Lyotard No. 23 Marcel Berthet pedals; Galli toeclips; Alfredo Binda toestraps; CLB2 centerpull brakes and levers; Jagwire X-Caliper brake pads; 80mm GB drilled stem; Nitto Randonneur handlebars; Milremo handlebar plugs; Stronglight Delta roller bearing headset; Gipiemme 26.4mm seatpost; Velo Orange saddle
Weight: 23.7 pounds



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My Mondia at 9,600 ft Sonora Pass: setup for 'credit card' cycle touring, weighing 23.5 pounds, with CLB1 centerpull brakes, Lyotard 45ter pedals, Shimano XTR rear derailleur, and 53/28 TA chainrings [23-109 gear inches].

Dating: estimating 1972 for this Mondia with serial number 170568:
from Mondia S/N list, #166774 purchased 12/1971; #168417 had original 1971 NR derailleur; #171386 purchased Dec 1973; #174279 had Pat 73 rear der

Marque site: Classic Rendevous