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At Era Pro Bikes we always seek out the highest quality, the superior reputation and the brands that are exclusive and represent the top echelon of cycling products.  In Casati we have found a jewel in the road bike market.  Casati is now third generation and was founded in 1920.  They still build 100% of their steel and carbon road frames in the small shop in Monza.  The workmanship is exquisite. The attention to detail is perfect.  The finish and paint work is second to none.  Today Luca and Massimo Casati still build frames in the time honored fashion where quality is first and quantity is not even a thought.  If you need a custom road bike then Casati and Tommasini should be at the top of your list.  Both brands can build custom quickly and affordably.  Italian custom road bikes are the ultimate and the ride performance is superior and no compromise is made for the fit.  Come in today to see us for a fitting and a consultation.

Casati range
Casati road bikes are made in either steel or carbon.  The range is divided into 3 families; Classic Steel, Modern Fillet Braze Steel and Carbon

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Casati Steel

Campionissimo

Back to the future with Campionissimo, a modern version of a style of the 70s.  Small diameter tubes, flat fork crown, Inox Storia treatment of head lugs and seat lug all in a magnificent riding bicycle.  One ride and you will remember the joyous days of freedom and the smooth quiet ride of steel.  Campionissimo is a beauty and a jewel that dares to be ridden hard and it will not disappoint.  Quick reactive steering, solid handling and fast descending and all day comfort are ride characteristics all bicycles strive and few accomplish as well as Campionissimo.  If you long for a bicycle from the past look no further than this gorgeous Casati.

Frameset Price  $2595  Complete bike with Campagnolo Chorus kit  $4995  call 717 560 9000 for details.

Linea Oro

Linea Oro is the traditional steel frame from Casati and has been a mainstay in the range for many years.  Columbus SL tubing is used in the classic lug style of the 80s.  Low profile head lugs are chrome finished as well as the sloping fork crown.  The seatstays have a finely finished split at the seat lug and just the right amount of Casati treatments to make a strong and distinctive look that is pure Casati.  The ride is impeccable.  Columbus SL is strong and with the perfect amount of flex to manage performance as well as comfort.  Casati geometry makes the Linea Oro a graceful bike and with perfect manners.

Frameset Price  $2395  Complete bike with Campagnolo Potenza kit  $4395  call 717 560 9000 for details.

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Monza

Pure Steel, Pure Italian, Pure handcrafted the Casati Monza is affordable bike built with the same quality and attention to the details as the higher range models.  You will be challenged to find an artisan handcrafted lugged steel frame at the value price of $1695.  Luca and Massimo build these one at a time using Columbus Zona tubing with lugs and brazed with silver solder.  The frame features a1″ steel fork for the best match of performance to the frame.  Now for less than $3000 you can ride a hand built steel frame with Campagnolo Potenza 11 spd kit.

Frameset price  $1695  Complete bike with Campagnolo Potenza kit  $2995  call 717 560 9000 for details.

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Modern Steel

Espresso Classic

Now a classic by Casati is the Espresso. All the performance of the finest carbon and titanium bicycles but in tried and proven steel. Columbus supplies their top range Spirit for the Espresso. Spirit is superlight with the perfect blend of rigidity and compliance. Then the Spirit tubing is carefully mitered, tack welded and fillet brazed to perfection. After brazing the joints are painstakingly filed, sanded and polished to an ultra smooth finish. The tubes seamlessly blend into each other and this is where the Casati brothers showcase their work. The ride is even better than the looks as Espresso has a sprint lovers acceleration and climbs with ease. Descending and cornering is a joy as the cyclist feels like one with the bike and the mild mannered handling is an attribute of the material, the workmanship and the famous Casati geometry. Espresso is like magic; an intriguing blend of art and machine. Espresso has a new version; the RS that incorporates a more rigid front end with 1 1/8″ x 1 1/2″ head tube and a new tapered fork. Also available in disc version.

Columbus Spirit steel and 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 head tube. Frameset price  $2795  Complete bike price with Campagnolo Record kit  $6495  call 717 560 9000 for details.

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ESPRESSO XCR
Stainless steel is an amazing material for bicycle frames.  It is light,, durable, has outstanding performance, very comfortable and does not corrode.  The Casati Espresso XCR outperforms titanium bikes, has longer life than carbon and has all the attributes of superlight steel.  Casati builds the Espresso XCR in a proven but labor intensive method, fillet braze.  They even go a step further by using 40% silver solder.  In this way the tubing is not compromized by too much heat.  We have build Espresso XCR bicycles in the sub 15 lb. range and the bicycle performs flawlessly.  Espresso XCR is a super quiet ride without the creaking and popping of poorly made carbon bike and has a superior road feel.  More rigidity than titanium and all the comfort of steel.  This maybe the Holy Grail of bicycles.  Fully hand built one at a time we offer several custom features; standard or RS version with the 1 1/8″ x 1 1/2″ head tube.  Internal cable routing for mechanical or electronic groups, custom geometry and of course several gorgeous paint finishes. And now for the adventure rider we offer the Espresso RS XCR in a disc brake version for either road or gravel.
Features
Columbus Espresso XCR tubing
Fillet brazed with silver solder
Casati Light rear drop-outs
Internal cable routing for electronic or mechanical drivetrains
Internal seatpost lock for very clean look
Integrated headset 1 1/8″  or RS version 1 1/8″ x 1 1/2″
Seatpost diameter 31.6
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Frame weight 1520 grams and Casati carbon frk at 330 grams

Espresso XCR frameset Price  $4295
Espresso XCR RS frameset Price  $4495
Espresso XCR RS Disc $4695
Espresso XCR RS Gravel $4695

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Espresso RS

The new version RS has a tapered head tube and fork in dimensions 1 1/8 x 1 1/2.  This increases the stiffness of the front end and gives the bike more stability.  A heavier or more powerful rider will appreciate the difference.  The frame is still fillet brazed with Columbus Spirit tubing and includes integrated headset and the Sormano straight carbon fork.  If you prefer disc brakes you can order this option with Espresso RS Disc.  The Pordoi disc fork will accommodate 700 x 28 tires.  Also available is Espresso RS Gravel with disc brakes and the Gaiole fork in order to accommodate maximum tire width of 40mm

Espresso RS frame set cost  $3295
Espresso RS Disc frame set cost  $3495
Espresso RS Gravel Disc frame set price $3495

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Carbon

Aliena 2.0

The classic design of the Aliena with it’s straight tubes and beautiful tapers is the ultralight model carbon frame.  Aliena has thin profile seat stays for a more supple ride and reduced weight but has all the muscle required for racing and high performance riding with the oversize down tube and tapered head tube 1 1/8″ x 1 1/2″.  The Aliena can be built for mechanical drivetrains or for electronic.  The carbon monocoque fork “Prescia” is made exclusive for Casati and is finely tuned to the geometry of the frame for superb handling and comfort.  Aliena is an all around super light bicycle with the ultimate combination of lightness, comfort and performance.  You can choose from several paint schemes and colors and in matte finish or gloss.

Frameset price  $4295  Complete bike price with Campagnolo Super Record EPS kit $9995 call 717 560 9000 for details.

Marte 2.0

Casati modern interpretation of carbon design is the Marte 2.0.  This model uses form to create a racing frame with excellent rigidity and lightness.  Most distinctive about Marte is the cross ovalized down tube creating maximum stiffness at the bottom bracket and the head tube.  The seat stay jointure is one piece also to reduce flex and torsion flex.  Marte is a powerful frame with speed and acceleration as it’s forte.  The frame has all the modern design features such as 1 1/8′ x 1 1/2″ tapered head tube, carbon drop outs, and internal cable routing available for both mechanical and electronic drivetrains.  With price of Marte is a great value.  Since buying direct from the factory you save hundreds.  Our competitors version of Marte 2.0 costs well over 5K.

Frameset Price  $3795  Complete bike price with Campagnolo Record kit  $7295  call 717 560 9000 for details.

DARDO
When Casati studied aerodynamic carbon frames they wanted to make it better.  To improve the ride of an aero frame and to take away design flaws of the competitors the Dardo was created.  Dardo has improved strength, better stability and more comfort than the typical aero road frame.  And Dardo is not ordinary!  The rectangular top tube improves torsion resistance.  The oversize downtube is rigid and aero shape and joined to a press fit bottom bracket shell.  The seat tube wraps the rear wheel and the internal cable routing is smartly designed without sharp cable angles that result in poor shifting and braking.  Of course Dardo can be built made to measure in full custom geometry and this maximizes the cyclist’s effort putting him in tune with the most efficient frame.  Finally Dardo can be built for classic brakes or for disc brakes.  Very simply the Casati Dardo is the ultimate speed machine.

T100 and T800 carbon material
Internal cable routing for both electronic and mechanical shifting
PF86 bottom bracket
Tube to Tube construction
Stock size or made to measure custom geometry
1 1/8 x 1 1/2 tapered head tube

Dardo Frameset with Classic Brake   $4795
Dardo Frameset with Disc Brake   $4995

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CUBO
Cubo is Casati top performance monocoque carbon race bike.  Cubo is available in 5 stock sizes and features all the top technology of Casati design.  The frame is internal cable routing and accepts both electronic and mechanical groups.  The tapered 1 1/8 x 1 1/2 tapered head tube improves front end stiffness and stability.  All the tube shapes maximize performance, lightness and stiffness and all this in a frame weighing under 1000 grams.  With Casati geometry the Cubo is a bike without surprises and has perfect balance, quick steering and ultimate descending.  Quite simply the Cubo is a high quality well designed race bike and at an affordable price.

Monocoque carbon frame
5 stock sizes
Internal routing for both electronic and mechanical shifting
Tapered head tube 1 1/8 x 1 1/2
Frame weight 990 grams

Cubo frameset price  $2495

Cubo Complete Bike Special
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Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic group
Mavic Cosmic Elite wheels
Mavic tires and tubes
Deda RHM02 bar and Zero 1 stem
PMP carbon seatpost
Fizik Arione saddle

Complete bicycle price  $4995

If you prefer Campagnolo you can select Campagnolo Record group for same price
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All Casati framesets include frame, fork, headset and can be built custom to your personal specifications.  We can build with Shimano, Sram or Campy groups.  Select your favorite wheels, saddle and tires.  We are happy to give you a quotation for your custom build or choose one of our stock kits.  Each bicycle is built by certified and factory trained technicians.  Call 717 560 9000 to discuss your dream Casati.