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Late 80's Tomasso x/post with retro(5 posts)

Late 80's Tomasso x/post with retroLO McDuff
Jan 3, 2004 11:31 AM
Any one with info on a late 80's Tomasso. (I already checked with Mr. Brown - no info) Frame is Columbus CroMor and made in Italy. The ST is 54 with a 54.8 TT. It still has the Ten Speed Drive serial# sticker on the ST. Looks like IMRON paint. Equipped with a mix of Suntour Superbe Pro and Chorus Synchro II.

I guess I am looking for some info on who the original manufacturer was and if anyone has more specific geometry. Not looking to see if it is worth the price - I paid 20 bucks at a yard sale.

Thanks in advance.
Some info for youmerckxman
Jan 3, 2004 5:54 PM
Check the archives at
Looks like they were the Ten Speed Drive "house brand", made by Bilatto in Italy and painted here in the USA.
Some info for youBill B
Jan 3, 2004 7:08 PM
Yep, I worked there. That was the house brand named for Tom Eason who owned the company. They were built by Bilotto and painted here in Florida with DuPont Imron paint.
Thanks for the InfoLO McDuff
Jan 3, 2004 9:30 PM
I did a cursory search on RBR but I should have gone further back. I later found the information that you posted a long time ago.

Thanks again.
re: Late 80's Tomasso x/post with retrohothand
Jan 4, 2004 10:06 AM
I have a mid-80s Battaglin also from 10 speed drive painted by 10 speed drive. The frame is also Cromor. Great riding VERY comfortable frame. I rode a ton of centuries on this bike and it is now set up as a fixed gear. Congrats on your find. You got a heck of a deal.