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Vintage road frame very hard to identify.....

Old 10-02-13, 09:25 PM
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Vintage road frame very hard to identify.....

Posted a photo album to the link below to help identify.

Columbus Gilco MS tubeset? Era mid 80's to early 90's?

Cinelli "spoiler" BB, Campagnolo drops on the frame and fork

Most interesting "seahorse" embossing on the fork crown and rear brake stay.

Fillet brazing and cast lug BB; super light!

https://plus.google.com/photos/11773...61519338997873

Any help on this one would be much appreciated.
Someone built a very nice frame set here.....

Thanks!
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Old 10-02-13, 10:09 PM
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Hmmmmm... "You don't have permission to view this album."
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Old 10-02-13, 11:53 PM
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Sorry about that, first time using +google.
I changed the settings to public viewing.

The thing that get me is what builder chose a "seahorse" for a logo and used Italian tubeset, dropouts and BB??

Thanks
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The market seems to be flooded with these damn "seahorse" bikes....
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The market seems to be flooded with these damn "seahorse" bikes....
It's the same frameset....have you seen others?
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This is interesting....there is the word Silva on the brake stay bottom-side. I thought it was a part number since the "S" looks like a 5.
Then I googled Silva and found that the "S" looks like a 5 in their logo too. Making this a Silva brake stay.
Anyone know if Silva built frames? They were into some high end stuff for the era.....


Not sure if Silva is the same company that now makes compasses; Swedish.
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Originally Posted by helione View Post
This is interesting....there is the word Silva on the brake stay bottom-side. I thought it was a part number since the "S" looks like a 5.
Then I googled Silva and found that the "S" looks like a 5 in their logo too. Making this a Silva brake stay.
Anyone know if Silva built frames? They were into some high end stuff for the era.....

Not sure if Silva is the same company that now makes compasses; Swedish.
Silva.... hmmmm...... Could be the same company that made the laminated pedal straps I bought..... If you run across those straps,....
Stay away from them as they will asplode apart the first time you use them and in some cases even before that, like just threading them through your pedals and clips......
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