Looking for clues about Detto Pietro frame builder


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Pete1wray

'Lil Knee Scuffer
Nov 7, 2018
12
15
67
USA
#1
I’ve seen the topic of owners wondering who built their Detto Pietro branded frame come up on line occasionally, but I am not sure it has been totally addressed. I am currently working one one that is fully chromed framed with DP pantographing, Campy components (Super Record rings, RD and FD; hubs, Aune Delta brakes, Victory shifters, dropouts, headset); Cinelli bar and stem; and Mavic rims. It appears that at some point a previous owner stripped the original blue paint off the chrome. I am looking for more information based on the BB serial #s and logo and any clues about the possible builder.

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juvela

Finally riding a big boys bike
Aug 2, 2014
492
666
Playa del Rey, United States
#2
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We need to hear from member @MauriceMoss on this.

He is sure to have the scoop. ;)

The MB marking on the shell should be a good clue...

The road ensemble and portacatena hole are helpful dating aids.

Thanks very much for posting!

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Pete1wray

'Lil Knee Scuffer
Nov 7, 2018
12
15
67
USA
#5
Juvenal - thank you for the link. Yes, the frame and BB look the same. The bike feature in your link is a great looking DP! That gives me something to work towards, although my paint will never be that good.
 

Pete1wray

'Lil Knee Scuffer
Nov 7, 2018
12
15
67
USA
#6
I was able to reach Bilatto via Facebook and one of the brothers confirmed he had made 100+ of these bikes with chromovelato blue paint for DP in the early 80s.
 
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