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Old 07-16-12, 07:50 AM
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PROF road bike

Hi,

I'm looking for any info about PROF(Italian?) road bike brand. I spend a few hours in net searching, but with zero results.
I'll be very appreciated if you can give even a smallest peace of info regarding this.

I think this frame are from early 80', but that's a guess.

Here's a link with more detailed pics - https://foto.inbox.lv/eduardsb/PROF-54cm



Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-16-12, 05:38 PM
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Looks to be very late 70's early 80's bike with the semi sloping fork crown and the clamped on DT shifters (pulls it into early 80's/late 70's, unless the original owner was thinking of only ever running barend shifters) and short slot hoizontal Campy DOs. Very nice thin, long and windowed lugs/points, chisel point stay ends that says high quality frame. Never heard of "Prof" and it's quite an unusual name. Could be from an obscure small Italian artisenal shop and the frame made to order back then.....Very nice frame....

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Is there some way how you can tell what tubing it has? It would be good to know that at least... Columbus, Tange, Dedicciai etc - is there a way to specify if there's no labeling on frame?
Is it possible to tell by lug design?
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IME, Tange is usually marked as such on the Steerer tube.

Columbus is readily recognizable with the helical reinforcements (like rifling) running down the steerer tube - and if it's SLX high grade Columbus, the helical reinforcements are visible inside the seat tube as well.
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+1 Check steering tube (takes removing fork of course). Many but not all are marked, but typically will not give the grade.
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I don't know who built the frame but I'd love to have the components.
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Originally Posted by realestvin7
I don't know who built the frame but I'd love to have the components.
I agree that black DA is nice looking stuff. Too bad there is no tubing decal.
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Originally Posted by realestvin7
I don't know who built the frame but I'd love to have the components.
Hi,

In which components you are interested in?

Send me PM.
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