Umberto Scapin started building racing bicycles in 1957 in Piove di Sacco (Padua, norther Italy) and dedicated his whole life towards the production of high-end and refined steel frames. However not a mainstream brand, Scapin bicycles are nowadays really renowned amongst collectors worldwide. In the late 1980s and in the 1990s, Scapin pushed further it's forward thinking nature. It combined a very traditional world of steel frames with innovative solutions such as computerized production, robotic welding, usage of carbon forks, ahead stems or a serious attention to MTB segment.
This Scapin KS-25 steel road frame stems from the early 90s and it shows the spirit Scapin was in tn that era. The frame is made of cr-mo steel, which origin Scapin didn't disclose. They are connected by internal lugs hidden inside the frame, a solution very similar to the one Alberto Masi used for the 3V Volumetrica. There are some traditional lugs though - the bottom bracket shell and the fork crown are investment cast by Scapin.
The Campagnolo Chorus headset and bottom bracket are included in the offer.
Rear axle width: 127 mm
Bottom bracket: ITA
Seatpost diameter: 25.0 mm