Stelbel Master Light Road Bike 1977

Stelbel Master Light Road Bike 1977

Early TIG welds. Rare model. Campagnolo Record. Original condition.

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ID 22414
Brand Stelbel
Size 54 cm i
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STELio BELletti was without a doubt one of the most creative and skilled Italian frame builders of the 1970s and 1980s
Belletti was actually one of the first manufacturers who pioneered the process of TiG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas) for bicycle frame building (he learnt it from his father Antenore, a planes fuselages welder). And he was the first frame builder to master this technique to a degree that is still exemplary today.

Here we present you a rare Stelbel Master Light which dates back to dates back to about 1977 and is made of Columbus tubes, specifically designed and made for Stelio Belletti. The lugless frame is a true craftsmanship masterpiece, as well as the unique fork with the iconic Stelbel crown. The top tube is slightly oversized and it is fitted with vertical Shimano SFR dropouts, quite unusual detail for an Italian frame of that time. 

Our Stelbel still sports the original green paintjob and the downtube decal, which appeared in this graphic design for a short time in the late 70s.

This classic bicycle is furthermore equipped with Campagnolo Nuovo Record parts which also apppear to be original and are stamped as manufacuring year 77.

Stelio Belletti is said to have manufactured roughly 1000 frames. Therefore each Stelbel bicycle is like a piece of art. These bikes reached a cult status especially among Italian collectors. They can rightfully be called iconic.
And in its current state or restored, our masterpiece will be a nice addition to any collection!

Condition Used
The bicycle is in good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents and is not bent. The paintwork is original. Some of the decals are flaked off. All parts have been checked and are working fine. The bicycle went through a full checkup at Steel Vintage Bikes workshop! All parts were disassembled, cleaned and re-assembled again. The frame was checked for structural integrity and all wearing parts were replaced with new ones. You can expect the bicycle in fantastic riding condition and ready to go for your vintage bike ride.

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Storage BMB 06-04
Brand Stelbel
Product Name Stelbel Master Light Road Bike 1977
Bicycle Type Road Bicycle
On Auction No
Auction AND regular sale No
Frame & Fork Stelbel Master Light - Columbus tubes
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Front Derailleur Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Shifters Campagnolo Record milled
Brakes Campagnolo Record
Brake Levers Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Headset Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Crankset Campagnolo Nuovo Record; 170 mm; 52/42
Bottom Bracket Campagnolo Record
Seat Post Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Hubs Campagnolo Record high flange; 6-speed; 24/14 ratio
Rims Mavic GP4; 700C tubulars
Tires Vittoria Rally 622/23 tubulars NEW
Stem 3ttt; 105 mm
Stem Bar 3ttt Competizione; 39.5 cm
Seat Cinelli Unicanitor
Chain YBN classic NEW
Handlebar Tape Cotton tape NEW

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Size 54 cm
Seat Tube 54 cm
Top Tube 53 cm
Head Tube 11 cm
Standover 79 cm
Calculate my size Recommended inseam length: 79.5 cm - 82.5 cm