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Old 05-11-23, 07:52 AM
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Help ID'ing this bike

Hi folks, any ideas on what make/model this one could be? No info in the ad. The Columbus forks caught my eye. Thanks!









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Pics of the components are rarely helpful. Can you post more closeups of the frame lugs, dropouts, etc?
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Pics of the components are rarely helpful. Can you post more closeups of the frame lugs, dropouts, etc?
Those are the only pics in the ad. I'm not motivated enough to ask for more
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appears there may be a marking in flute of seat stay plugs

chromed drive side chain stay is a feature often seen on BMZ products

if a BMZ product it could have been badged as a number of different names



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It has an asking price of $200 and the ad says it was posted 28 days ago. Just for reference. Seems there might be an opportunity to negotiate.
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The frame seems nice likely lesser Italian build. It is in pretty rough shape with bad tires rusty components several of which are semi junk and seem a bit below the rest of the bike so for value with no ID I would say $125 or so as is if the wheels are good. Figure you could end up spending $150 or more not counting labor to get in nice riding order and then you have a no name bike.
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Hey, thanks a lot for the input. I'm gonna pass since it doesn't seem to be any kind of wow bike and needs a lot of work/parts as noted.
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I think juvela is spot on. This definitely looks like a BMZ (Biemmezeta) made frame. I'd even put good money on this being a repainted Palo Alto. If you look at those top tube cable guides, they're made up of 4 little loops. These cable guides weren't common on other BMZ made frames but they (for whatever reason) show up on a lot of Palo Altos:


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