Doe's anyone know anything about the Look steel frames raced in the 80's ? I'm sure they were rebranded but who actually made these. I believe they had English bottom brackets which would be strange in the 80's if they were built in Italy or France. I think these were only made for a short time before they started the carbon trend. Iv'e also seen a few beautiful lugged steel Look frame from the late 90's possibly after the company was split and sold. I don't know who built these either but the workmanship was top notch and looked very similar to Tommasini with lots of chrome and pantographed fork. I was told that these also used an English BB. Any one own one of these or know who made these?
The later 90s steel Looks had a very traditional appearance and sat in the range as a sort of "niche" offering alongside the usual carbon and aluminium products - I've a hunch they were made under licence in Italy by Billato. The English/BSC BB shell may have been used to offer a bit of continuity across the range, having said that this was around the time that Italian builders were finally starting to accept BSC as the standard BB thread format.
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