Italvega Superlight
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Model: Superlight
Brand: Italvega
Category: Road Race
Years: Early 1970's - Mid 1970's
Country: Italy
Production: Factory Production
Sold As: Complete Bicycle
Material: Steel
Construction: Lugged
Drivetrain: Derailleurs
Wheel Size: 700c
Added By: CV-6 on 03/01/11
Updated By: Usedbikesmontreal on 09/09/16
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Model General Information
Note this is not a "correct" example.  Rings are Sakae Ringyo.  Bike was put together and while not a 100% accurate bike, it is a good representation of the model.


Primary Example:Italvega Superlight
Years:N/ASold As:Complete Bicycle
Bottom Bracket:Italian: 36mm x 24Brake Mounting:Exterior Nutted
Brake Bridge:Simple unreinforced tubeDerailleur Cable Routing:Brazed-On over BB guides
Lug Style:Long Point with CutoutsBrake Guides:N/A
Fork Style:Curved BladesSeat Stays:Scalloped
Fork Crown Style:Flat CrownMain Tubing:
Rear Dropouts:Color(s):White
Rose
Green
Additional Resources
Marketplace:Looking to buy one of these?Sell one like this
Resources:Reference & Charts
Frame Serial Numbers(click to expand)
Serial NumberFrame DetailYearAdded By
153Italvega?Usedbikesmontreal
 
Brand Information(click to expand)
 Brand name used by Ben Olken's Lawee distribution for Italian built frames which he imported in the 1970's.  Sheldon Brown's website states that the Italvega frames were all produced by the Torpado factory and that many Italvega and Torpado frame designs overlapped.  When Oklen changed frame sources from Italy to Japan the name Italvega no longer became appropriate. Thus, the name Univega was born.
 
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