Located in Cuneo (Piedmont, Norther Italy), C.B.T. Italia has produced high-end racing bicycles since the early 1980s, when Guido Tardivo joined the family business that his father Giovanni had established thirty years before. (Costruzioni Bici Tardivo)
This C.B.T. Italia NOS frame has been specially produced for the owner of a well known bike shop in Northern Italy in the late 1980s. Costanzo, the owner, intended to sell them under his own shop brand. Good for us that he did not!
Despite some few signs of the years of storage we can now offer you a great steel frame of the finest provenance!
The tubing consists of Columbus SLX tubes, the famous 'superbutted' tubes from Cyclex steel with helical reinforcements on the inside. These tubes were the choice of most professional riders back in the second half of the 1980s and the early 1990s.
Re the components, we decided to build this superb frame with the top-class eye catching Campagnolo Croce D'Aune and C-Record parts with Delta brakes.
Hand-made, terrifically captivating and performing. The right choice for high-demanding riders with passion for details...