The only Benotto that I've ever seen is a race frame, short, quick, 53 tooth front chainring, & aluminum. By looking over thier website (had to use the Google translated version) it seems that racing is thier main priority as far as the road bikes go. I guess I'd take those questions & the frame to a bike shop for thier thoughts on the type of frame it really is based on geometry, materials, components and such.
As far as making a tourer out of it........ I would suppose it could be possible. There is a guy in another thread trying to make a tourer out of a fixed gear track bike! Not exactly what most of us here would do..................
Last edited by Rogerinchrist; 05-22-05 at 10:33 PM.