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Do you know who mad this frame? I built this bike in 1983-4. I road raced shortly and my daughter won the Indy White River State Games road race and time trials on Major Taylor Velodrome on it. It is a little stiff for me now.

People who friended this bike campystamp, socal3rensho, mobrien, moik, R Allin, Splined, knapprobert

Palo Alto

Back in the 80's Palo Alto bicycle catalog business had a bike that looked like this in the publication. Don't know if that might be it.


Looks like a nice bike, and in really good shape. I think trying to get the bike by the lug cut outs may be difficult, they look like the Bocama "Super Legere Luxe" Lugs used on may top end steel bike from that period, The Columbus tube ends and fork crown are pretty cool and unique, but probably a part Columbus offered to builders in that time period. Both Columbus and Reynolds built, or had built this type of promotional frame parts.


Thanks to all for your help!

Just for curiosity,

Is the BB French, British, or Italian? (That could help narrow the country of origin at least.


Italian threads.

Additional thought

Just went on ebay and searched for Columbus Bikes... This one showed up
"vintage road bike frame and fork, COLUMBUS steel tubes, Campagnolo dropouts" --- sthoo79. You might try contacting him and see if he has an idea of who built that bike. (very similar, but the paint job is no where near as nice as yours.

Anyway good luck with your quest.

Here is a starting point.

As Molk stated his OLMO has these lugs, but it still should have the OLMO Bottom Bracket Lug with the OLMO name in it and the OLMO Star on the brake bridge, The DMZ "serial number" does not look like a major frame maker. Lots of small Italian shops, hundred if not more. You might look at, they have many of the builders represented, and if yours is a 83-84 as stated you should be OK. Lots of these smaller builders were brought in by bigger bike shops during this period, and are no longer sold in the US. Still great bikes.

Hearts for DeRosa?

All the suits of a deck of cards: Hearts for DeRosa, Clubs for Colnago, Spades for Ciocc, and Diamonds for Pinarello. You have a wonderful looking bike, Is it original or did you restore it?

De Rosa's have other heart lugs,

this frame seems to be an OLMO!


You may be right, that's the closest thing I've seen. Thanks


the lugs of your bike are looking quite similar to the ones on my OLMO - even the bridge between the stays is equal but J.Davey is also right with his comment.

Probably built by Jesus ;)

Probably built by Jesus ;)


.... I am quite sure Jesus built my hot rod

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