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Old Yesterday, 05:17 PM
EliteVelo EliteVelo is online now
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Striving for perfection.....
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Old Yesterday, 05:49 PM
54ny77 54ny77 is offline
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stunning frames. especially like the lugged steel and tinted carbon tubes.
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Old Today, 03:14 AM
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The fact that there are concurrent threads about Legend and Passoni right now is interesting. I had been discussing importing Passoni bikes with Luca Passoni just before his untimely death. At the time, Bertoletti was doing most of the frame-building for Passoni. After Luca's death, the fellow in charge of sales at Passoni left and moved over to help Bertoletti set up Legend. He realized where the balance of knowledge have moved after Luca's passing. The sales guy has subsequently left Legend as best as I know.

Passoni was ultimately sold by Luca's heirs to a high-flying banker, known very well by a number of close contacts of mine. In the Passoni thread, a member here said his purchase was rather complicated, which does not surprise at all as the main focus is in the insular work of high-end banking in London and around the world, where cycling has become the new golf. Dealing with Bertoletti should be much easier and I believe the end project will ultimately be better than the Passoni. I hope Elite does great business as Bertoletti is very deserving.
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