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    Classic Italian Steel Experts - Vetta?

    I took another flyer on a frame - this one a 80's Vetta with Columbus SL tubing - in seemingly excellent condition.

    Not much information out there - Antionio Taverna is the builder and the Italian website is www.vetta.it They appear to be a very small custom builder but any other information would be appreciated.

    BTW - I paid $250 for the frame and Cinelli fork.

    55/Rad




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    Wow, thats a nice lookng frame, I would have bought that.

    Don

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    Quote Originally Posted by HDFACTORYCERTIF
    Wow, thats a nice lookng frame, I would have bought that.

    Don
    Very nice, I would have bought it also. I remember something about vetta, will try and find some info.

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    Saddles leapt to mind when I saw "vetta". I see nothing in my copy of the Bicycle Buyer's guide about the builder. Looks/sounds like a nice frame, and you have a bit of mystery too for no additional charge.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    SLJ 6/8/65-5/2/07 Walter's Avatar
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    I second the saddle reference. Can't recall a frame. Very nice though.


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    Senior Member 55/Rad's Avatar
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    Saddles yes along with computers. Makes it harder to find information about the frames.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 55/Rad
    Saddles yes along with computers.
    Helmets too.

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    And racks.
    http://bicyclenut.bravehost.com/Bicy...nt%20page.html

    The last two bikes on my list are a 50's Lenton Grand Prix and a '64 Raleigh Record.

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    But is it straight? Just a wee bit worried when a frame-builder's called 'Taverna' !!!

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    Nice looking frame, love the full chrome rear triangle. Does the brake cable run inside that tube on the top tube? Never seen a set up like that before.

    Now you need to do a Dura Ace build so I'm not the only one ;-)

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