Cicli BERMA was founded in the 1930s by BERtocco MArio, whose initials originate the “BERMA” brand. The brand is affirmed in Italian cycling history as a guarantee of traditional craft with the passion for a totally custom approach. The 1960s, 1970s and 1980s represents the golden age of Italian cycling and Berma embodied, among other brands, the values of historic framebuilders worldwide. Bertocco earned its reputation in top level framebuilding by hand-built meticulous and craftsman’s attention to detail. His bikes achieved numerous prestigious cycling achievements on the track and on the road, with the victory of world and Italian championships.
Here we are offering another Italian steel beauty from mid 1970s – BERMA Campione del mondo. The frame is work of art, featuring the perfection and attention to details to providing the best performance you might expect from mid 1970s racing machine. The superb frame is made of Columbus SL tubing and enlightened lugs, shining in beautiful gold paintjob and shows Berma panotgraphs on the fork crowns and seatstays. Only top of the line components are good enough – complete Campagnolo Nuovo Record groupset with pantograph Berma chainring and seatpost, 3ttt cockpit and original San Marco saddle. No much words needed.
Original condition. L’Eroica ready. Fair price.
Frame & Fork: Berma Campione del mondo – Tipo Tour, Columbus SL
-seat tube (c-t): 54,5 cm
-top tube (c-c): 54 cm
-headset tube: 11,4 cm
-standover: 78 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record (170mm)
Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Headset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Shifters: Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Brake Levers: Campagnnolo Nuovo Record
Brakes: Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Stem: 3ttt (100mm)
Hubs: Campagnolo Record (32h)
Cassette: Everst (5 speed)
Seatpost: Campagnolo Nuovo Record for Berma (27,2mm)
Saddle: Selle San Marco Corsaire 313
Pedals: Campagnolo Record
Toe cage / leather straps: Christophe
Tubulars: Continental Giro (new)
Handlebar Tape: cotton, black (original)
Condition: Used, but very good condition. No cracks, no dents, not bent. Orignal paint in decals. Groupset is in good condition. All parts are working fine.
Era: mid 1970s