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10-20-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tag juvela - I think you're spot...

Thanks for the tag juvela - I think you're spot on with the year of this frame.

When I first saw the seat stay caps I thought Romani or possibly Atala (Romani also extensively used this type of...
10-11-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,343
Posted By MauriceMoss

+1 This bike deserves to be brought back to...

+1

This bike deserves to be brought back to the front page at least once a year.
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tag juvela. I've never heard...

Thanks for the tag juvela.

I've never heard of Monte before, so this is a new one for me. A cursory search says it was Monte Hughes of Aspen who started the company...
09-27-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By MauriceMoss

I've updated the original thread...

I've updated the original thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1005320-mysterious-braze-2.html) with a guess about the maker of this frame.
09-27-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,290
Posted By MauriceMoss

I saw this frame in the for sale section and...

I saw this frame in the for sale section and thought I might throw my hat into the ring of guesses.

The features here arenít unique enough to get a positive ID, so Iím just making a semi-educated...
09-26-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By MauriceMoss

Although Iíve seen a BRM labeled frame (once)...

Although Iíve seen a BRM labeled frame (once) before, Iíve never found out what those letters stand for.

I ran across this red frame a few months ago:
...
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By MauriceMoss

+2 - from the pics provided it certainly looks a...

+2 - from the pics provided it certainly looks a BMZ built Performance Campione.

On a side note - I've seen the catalog scan posted above many times before but never noticed that these frames were...
08-13-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By MauriceMoss

Wish I could provide a conclusive answer here but...

Wish I could provide a conclusive answer here but this is a tough one.

@capnjonny (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/capnjonny-393720.html) - you mentioned a serial number stamped on the NDS...
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By MauriceMoss

I don't know anything about the Gasser shop but...

I don't know anything about the Gasser shop but your frame was made by Biemmezeta.

That dropout cloverleaf and the drillium (or is it not drillium unless drilled all the way through? If not, can...
08-12-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,995
Posted By MauriceMoss

@cudak888 - I like the Leo! Do you have a head-on...

@cudak888 - I like the Leo! Do you have a head-on closeup shot of that head badge that you could post? The reason I'm asking is that I've never seen an actual Leo head badge, only a drawing.

Here...
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By MauriceMoss

Cicli Santini (http://www.ciclisantini.com/) is a...

Cicli Santini (http://www.ciclisantini.com/) is a shop (that still exists) in Forte dei Marmi that was started in the 60s by Ermanno Santini. They started offering bikes under their own brand in the...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By MauriceMoss

I don't know if the bike here already sold or...

I don't know if the bike here already sold or not, so this will be just a reference note.

I've never seen this specific marque before. I have seen Cicli Continental but the badge is completely...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By MauriceMoss

Excellent sleuthing, as always! I've never...

Excellent sleuthing, as always!

I've never come across this type of head lugs and scratched my head at first. Then I scrolled down and saw you wrapped this one up in no time. :)
06-29-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By MauriceMoss

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Replies: 63
Views: 4,887
Posted By MauriceMoss

I don't think that continuing the search is...

I don't think that continuing the search is disrespectful at all. You should always look for the most evidence you can get to support a theory.
When it comes to frame IDs, in most cases, the best...
Replies: 63
Views: 4,887
Posted By MauriceMoss

I suddenly have an urge to get a pipe. And a hat....

I suddenly have an urge to get a pipe. And a hat. Maybe a mustache is in order, too. :)
06-29-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,302
Posted By MauriceMoss

Most of the elements of this frame were employed...

Most of the elements of this frame were employed by multiple British marques, so pinning this one down might be difficult.


I donít have an exact match for this mystery bike, but here are pics...
06-12-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,677
Posted By MauriceMoss

It's always great to get a confirmation when...

It's always great to get a confirmation when records are available. Thanks for contacting the archives.
Now, we just need lots of pics once you're done building up this beauty!
Replies: 63
Views: 4,887
Posted By MauriceMoss

@Silvestru - there is a good chance that your...

@Silvestru - there is a good chance that your frame was made by Liberia (of Grenoble).


Most of the features of your bike (as well as the serial number format and location) were, at one point or...
06-06-19, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By MauriceMoss

lol. What's my campaign promise going to be? I...

lol. What's my campaign promise going to be? I gotta have a promise!

"An ID in every post and a Masi in every garage."? :)
06-06-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,774
Posted By MauriceMoss

Using the regular five-pointed stars on bikes...

Using the regular five-pointed stars on bikes (decals or pantographs) was not extremely uncommon in Italy. Some marques that are well known in the US include Viner, Olmo and Guerciotti. There were...
06-06-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,774
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tags (and the pms) guys. ...

Thanks for the tags (and the pms) guys.


Frames matching this one have been on my radar for probably a few years now. I've come across maybe 10 or a dozen so far. Iíd say that probably one or two...
06-06-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
06-06-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thatís a good question. Welter started out in (I...

Thatís a good question. Welter started out in (I think) in 1945. Classic Rendezvous shows the brand as being owned at some point by Garlatti (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Garlatti_main.htm)...
06-06-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,677
Posted By MauriceMoss

This might be nothing or it might be something, I...

This might be nothing or it might be something, I donít know. Iíll put it out there anyway, just in case it turns out to lead somewhere.


One marque that used this kind of serial number format...
06-04-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By MauriceMoss

Gizeta is Italian spelling of initials ďG.Z.Ē ...

Gizeta is Italian spelling of initials ďG.Z.Ē

In this case, those stand for Gianni Zuffi, who owned a shop in Bologna. Iíve seen probably around a dozen Gizeta bikes (mostly on Italian...
06-04-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By MauriceMoss

Canít speak to the actual identity of the frame...

Canít speak to the actual identity of the frame (it very well could match the decals) or exact age, but those decals indicate Cicli Welter (not Helter), a company that was based in Pontecurone near...
05-12-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By MauriceMoss

onre - don't know if you made it to the library...

onre - don't know if you made it to the library but I do have a scan of the Professional review in the 12/1979 issue of Tekniikan Maailma.

The article doesn't reveal who the manufacturer is,...
05-12-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By MauriceMoss

As juvela mentioned, there's little in the way of...

As juvela mentioned, there's little in the way of official publications you can find online on the DBS as a brand. I think I've only seen one catalog scan and it was from the 90s.
As for the model...
05-12-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,525
Posted By MauriceMoss

​​​​​The owner/manager during WWII (Giovanni...

​​​​​The owner/manager during WWII (Giovanni Falck) was imprisoned twice by the Republic of SalÚ regime for being in contact with the partisans and trying to prevent machinery from being moved by the...
05-12-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,262
Posted By MauriceMoss

Glad to hear you're getting started on this...

Glad to hear you're getting started on this project aceves . I'll be following the process.

Btw, I forgot to update this thread with additional information I received since the last time I posted...
05-12-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By MauriceMoss

While there is a shop in Lendinara called Cicli...

While there is a shop in Lendinara called Cicli Bassi, looking at the picture of the frame pre-strip, it was actually branded Massi (a Spanish marque) rather than Bassi.

from the listing:
...
02-25-19, 03:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,800
Posted By MauriceMoss

I'm also in the Falcon camp here. I'm thinking...

I'm also in the Falcon camp here. I'm thinking this is an early 70s Olympic. With a seatpost diameter around 26.4/26.6 I'm assuming it's straight gauge Reynolds 531 (as opposed to hi-ten on the Black...
02-25-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By MauriceMoss

unworthy1 is spot on with the lug ID. My...

unworthy1 is spot on with the lug ID.

My first hunch was Belgium/Netherlands, too. However, seeing the bottom bracket shell made me think in another direction.

I'm leaning towards this being an...
02-17-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By MauriceMoss

Fujita Hupel Rider...

Fujita Hupel Rider (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=875a72fa-869a-48b6-9ea8-de014aa1fd1d&Enum=105)
02-14-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,638
Posted By MauriceMoss

The bad news is that I've never seen this type of...

The bad news is that I've never seen this type of snake pantograph before.

The good news is that I found a match on a bike listed for sale in Madrid.

The bad news, part deux: I contacted the...
02-14-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By MauriceMoss

Delta (DG-S Laprade...

Delta (DG-S Laprade (https://www.bikeforums.net/18794710-post15099.html)?). I think some mid-late 80s Treks came with those ('87 Elance 330 (http://www.vintage-trek.com/images/trek/87TrekCatalog.pdf))
01-25-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,518
Posted By MauriceMoss

I do believe this table requested a side of...

I do believe this table requested a side of primary sauce?


Here is an excerpt from the Tube Investments Limited Memorandum of Association, dated Jul 2, 1919:
...
01-25-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,311
Posted By MauriceMoss

Pic assist for reference: ...

Pic assist for reference:

https://i.imgur.com/TP1k7u6.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nHyz0Zl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/J0pd4RH.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Y7xCBTW.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/kHDwO8d.jpg
01-25-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By MauriceMoss

The Milanetti brand name...

The Milanetti brand name (https://www.milanetti-italia.com/) was resurrected in 2014 by a couple of German marque enthusiasts.

According to the historical rundown of the brand you can check out on...
01-25-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By MauriceMoss

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Iíve seen perhaps a dozen (maybe a few more) Levero bikes...
12-27-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By MauriceMoss

Tosetto...

Tosetto (https://www.facebook.com/Biciclette-Tosetto-529322823902806/) is a bike shop in Costabissara (north of Vicenza).

As the road bike examples I've seen included one rebranded Liotto and...
12-23-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MauriceMoss

Only if ridden in the rain. Otherwise...

Only if ridden in the rain.

Otherwise they're light-yet-stiff.

:)
12-22-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,659
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks! I do like the feeling of running...

Thanks!

I do like the feeling of running across a picture of a match and going "Bingo!" :)
12-22-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MauriceMoss

Cuadros, in this context, would mean frames....

Cuadros, in this context, would mean frames. Similar to the French word cadre. On a side note, Italians use telaio, Germans rahmen and I think in Dutch it's also frame.

As for the tubing, it...
12-22-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,659
Posted By MauriceMoss

Unfortunately, the bike in that ad is the only...

Unfortunately, the bike in that ad is the only example of a Jose Perez frame I've run across so far. I was looking for some pics of an Argentinean bike for another thread and ran across this ad....
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By MauriceMoss

Re: the OP's bike - the frame looks less Italian...

Re: the OP's bike - the frame looks less Italian and more Belgian to me (is the bottom bracket threading English or Italian?).
My almost knee jerk reaction when seeing the large single or double...
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By MauriceMoss

@biker1bmw...

@biker1bmw (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/biker1bmw-490528.html) do you have a bike that looks like the OP's or that same frame?

Either way, could you post some close up pictures of it when...
12-22-18, 02:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,659
Posted By MauriceMoss

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-22-18, 01:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MauriceMoss

I'd say the OP's bike is a Vieyra. You will see...

I'd say the OP's bike is a Vieyra. You will see them labeled as C Vieyra and the "v" inside a "C" appears in the decals on head tubes as well as separate decals that state "Cuadros Vieyra." Sorry, I...
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