The head and stems of the fork are slumped to dampen stress and to complete the harmony of the few curves that embrace the straight lines of the diamond. The fork structure is characterized by a high degree of mechanical resistance.
Investment casting lugs
Pendants have a conic section with diameter 14 mm main, in order to ensure better tightness at the point of highest stress. Their graft is cut transversely, drawing an oval top on which is engraved the Scatto Italiano logo. At the point of union with the investment casting lug, droppers are hand-hammered to fit perfectly with the latter. The bridge is handcrafted and designed to be drilled in case customer wants to install the rear brake.
Each frame is unique piece, handmade and signed with a brass plate welded to the bottom bracket on which are carved the initials of Scatto Italiano and the craftsman who made the frame, the serial number and the owner's initials. It is possible to get so full traceability of all Scatto Italiano production handmade reported in the register of Owners.
Rear dropouts with inox slides
The rear dropouts have horizontal orientation and allow the chain to stretch by sliding the wheel axle to the desired position. Special stainless steel replaceable slides, help to hook/unhook the wheel.
We take care of every detail: from the cataphoresis process that allows total protection against corrosion, to the rough frame cleaning with non-toxic products, ending with the painting and finishing with innovative water products. Each process is completely done by hand, from masking the color to finishing of details, it reaches to the execution of the Italian flag made with a brush passed down from generation to generation in the family of our painter.