691 gram Javelin

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Powerful Pete
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by Powerful Pete

Not very familiar with the brand, but cannot argue with the scale shot. Can anyone tell me more about the company?

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/07/28/jav ... more-46766" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Sarto is a well known Italian builder, BTW. Known as the company that makes lots of frames that are then rebranded.
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by Beancouter

Don't know anything of javelin, but as you say Sarto well known and highly regarded. Wonder if this is the same spec as the cima coppi?

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by HammerTime2

Well boys and girls, I can tell you this. Javelin Cycles' affiliate "Zero Components" used to be the North American distributor for Lightweight wheels http://www.zerocomponents.com/lightweight.html . The web page is still up, but it hasn't been updated in a while, LOL. The 800 number listed on the web page rings through to Javelin Cycles, and is the Javelin Cycles contact number http://www.javbike.com/contact-us/ . I don't even know whether the Zero Components brand still exists, beyond an out of date web site.

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by cyclenutnz

Given that I recognise the Cima Coppi seatstay, and other tubing appears to be round and they've used the Sarto interchangeable cablestops - I don't think there is anything unique to Javelin.
Other brands have their own moulds for tubes with Sarto (I was there 2 weeks ago) so have put a bit of their own stamp on the bikes to distinguish from standard Sarto.
Couldn't find a price for the Bolzano to compare to Cima Coppi.

They have built frames much lighter than 691g (for small riders)...
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by roca rule

I believe bicycling mag have them the honors bike of the year in the dream bike department a couple of years ago.

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