Jim - Thank you so much for considering yet another bike!

This Serotta recently fell into my hands and has been my go-to bike for many quickie go fast rides around town.

I have not been able to find any information for the Nova model on the net. I have been told by the previous owner that this is a '91 Nova SLX. According to Serotta, some of their earlier records have been lost or destroyed and they were not able to cross reference the serial number for me.

I cannot verify if the tubeset is indeed Columbus SLX - the bike has a lively ride but is not very light. As pictured with a stock DA 8 speed group (mix of 7400 & 7700 components) the bike weighs about 23lbs.

The lugged frame has a 57 seat tube (C2T), 56 cm top tube (C2C), 73.5/73 ST/HT angles. Not sure what the fork offset is but the rest of the dimensions seem to be classic 90's road race.

Other components include:
Nitto Tech Dlx. 90mm Stem
Nitto Noodle 44cm bars
Thomson Post - cut down to 165mm
IRD Niobium 32/28 hole rims w/ Sapim Laser spokes and new DA 7700 series hubs - Super light rims and spokes!
Vredestien SL 23mm handmade tires (really really nice rolling skins!)
48/38 on a 172.5 7410 series DA crank and 12/25 8 speed cassette
Velo Orange Grand Cru Headset - Excellent deal for the money

This bike rides so well, I am inclined to send the frame to Brad Wilson of Capricorn and have him build another bike for me based on this bike's dimensions and tube specs...

Please contact me if you have any more information about this particular model!



Serotta Nova SLX - side view


Serotta Nova SLX - front angle view

Serotta Nova SLX - rear angle view




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