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Old 07-01-07, 10:45 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 07-01-07, 11:18 PM   #2
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Wow, thats a nice lookng frame, I would have bought that.

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

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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.
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I second the saddle reference. Can't recall a frame. Very nice though.


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Saddles yes along with computers. Makes it harder to find information about the frames.
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Saddles yes along with computers.
Helmets too.
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And racks.
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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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