Certainly looks like one.


Gazelle Track Bicycle

54cm – 700c wheels – Reynolds 531 tubing

We don’t run across track bikes very often, at least not true track bikes like this one. …And this track bike has actual provenance, having been raced by former Olympic medalist Hector Monsalve. It’s in very good original condition and has most its original parts intact.

The frame looks straight with no dings, dents or other signs of abuse. The paint is shiny with nominal scratches. The decals are intact, as is the head badge. The Reynolds stickers are still on the fork blades, as well.

The original Campy Nuovo Record Pista hubs, crankset, bottom bracket and headset are present and in great condition. The rims look to be a pair of Fiamme Gold Label Ergals, though the rear rim is missing its decals. The tires are newer Vittoria Pistas that show definite signs of age. If they hold air, they probably could never hold racing pressure. The chain is a silver KMC track width to fit the ring and cog. The saddle is a 1980’s Flite. The seatpost is a Rino and could possibly be stock. The stem definitely is, an old chrome-plate Cinelli. Unfortunately the original bars are gone and a pair of newer Modolos were installed at some point. The bars and saddle are the only real standouts as replacement parts, though.

Dimensions- 54 cm seat tube, 54 cm top tube (measured center-to-center)
Standover height- 32″ standover height (roughly)
Bars/stem- Modolo X-Tenos, Cinelli stem (10cm)
Crankset: Campagnolo Pista, 165mm
Chainring: Campagnolo Pista (48-tooth)
Headset- Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Hubs: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Pista high flange, 28-hole front, 36-hole rear
Rims- Fiamme Ergal
Tires: Vittoria Pista
Seatpost: Rino
Saddle: Flite
Pedals: None


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