Furtherance of sports and sports talents in Germany are traditionally a task which is taken care of by the single states.
The largest of the states with roughly 18 Mio inhabitants is North Rhine Westfalia. To support their best athletes ,several training bases were erected where top class sport would have a home. One of the bases for cyclists is located in Büttgen. It is where our time trial frame comes from.
In the 1980s and 1990s Faggin time trial bikes like this one were the workhorses of the states Team. The Team NRW would consist of some of the finest talents, of which this western part of Germany gave forth to. They were professionally trained and were able to use machines just like ours to compete in national and international races.
Naturally, since the frames were in use for more than a year, they ended up with a patchwork of parts to adapt to the specific needs of a race or a rider. So we are happy to be able to present a bike on which the core of the componentry is formed by excellent Campagnolo C-Record parts.
The frame itself is in surprisingly good condition. It is a straightforward low-pro frame made from Columbus tubing and whithout any fancy extras - well maybe the chromed rear triangle and the aero shaped straight fork count as a bit of luxury. The paintjob resembles the Italian flag but in fact it shows the colours of the NRW coat of arms.
As for the parts we find the great stuff one could hope for as a young talent. A set of Campagnolo Shamal wheels, a Cinelli cockpit, Campagnolo Delta brakes - it is all there.
This is a bike which can take a beating but also is of fantastic quality, looks great and includes a bit of sports history. Good for a collection or to surprise some carbon knights with the speed that can be reached on such a whip..
Used. The bike is in good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents and is not bent. Paintwork and decals are original. All parts have been checked and are working fine.