To use a standard line...."check out the archives" since I believe we've talked about Monte in the past.
Briefly, he was based in Aspen Colorado in the mid-70's, importing the Guerciottis with his name on them.
I don't recognize Eldridge as a racer from that era but I could be missing something. I also don't remember braze on number hangers being standard on Monte's frames
Longmont Colo USA
>A friend of mine is researching a Monte frame and I'm trying to help
>out. I've already id'd it as made by Guerciotti but that isn't
>everything. I haven't found any pics of other Monte's but this one
>has a racing number hanger (on top tube near head tube) and the name
>Eldridge is on the downtube. Can anyone shed additional light on
>this frame-given this info???
>thanks so much.