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Old 10-28-20, 12:39 PM
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Old 10-28-20, 04:30 PM
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I'd love to find a Raleigh Competition frameset/bike (around 58cm/23inch) if someone has one and ready to part with it. Cheers!
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Old 10-28-20, 05:41 PM
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1950s Follis berceau for trade.












53cm to top of seat tube. 54 1/2cm theoretical top tube.

For the restoration story look here.

Looking for frameset or project bike 59 to 62 cm center to center. Would really prefer something of similar vintage (1950s to early 1960s) but the chances of finding that may be slim so send me a PM. Let me know what you have.

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Old 11-01-20, 06:44 PM
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@malcala622, are you sure that frame won’t fit you? Have you tried a 56?
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Old 11-01-20, 06:52 PM
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@malcala622, are you sure that frame wont fit you? Have you tried a 56?
I had this one built up and rode it for a bit. The more I rode it the more I felt uncomfortable. I recently tore it down.
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Old 11-09-20, 01:20 PM
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edit: Frame is NLA

I have a 53cm Vitus 979 frame and fork and am looking to trade it for another Vitus 979 but in 56cm. Will consider some other comparable frame with a 55.5-56 cm top tube.
Willing to ship. Located in SoCal.

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Old 11-16-20, 03:30 PM
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does anybody have 75 sprint frame?
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Old 12-19-20, 05:43 PM
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This tiny little Windsor Carrera Sport frame definitely won't fit me. It's a cool looking frame, so I held on to it hoping for an opportunity to build it up for someone with shorter legs than my own. Hasn't happened though, so I'm looking to pass it along. Frankly, I'm not looking for anything in particular at the moment - just thought I'd offer this up in trade for "something interesting" in a 59/60/61-ish size. Whatchagot?



Windsor frames were built in Mexico. Not sure how many models - this is not the famous/infamous Cinelli knockoff.
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Old 01-07-21, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by AZORCH View Post
This tiny little Windsor Carrera Sport frame definitely won't fit me. It's a cool looking frame, so I held on to it hoping for an opportunity to build it up for someone with shorter legs than my own. Hasn't happened though, so I'm looking to pass it along. Frankly, I'm not looking for anything in particular at the moment - just thought I'd offer this up in trade for "something interesting" in a 59/60/61-ish size. Whatchagot?

Windsor frames were built in Mexico. Not sure how many models - this is not the famous/infamous Cinelli knockoff.
Wish that were a 56cm. Rode one in college (red also) back when I only had one bike, one guitar. Hard to imagine that limit now, in either area. Anyway, my first good bike.
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Old 01-08-21, 05:59 PM
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Motobecane Grand Touring, 57cm center-to-center.
Free to anyone in the SF Bay Area who can pickup.
I've got the bent fork as well. And a RD I can throw in.
Pretty sure it takes English threads. The pedals were English, iirc.
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Old 01-25-21, 01:07 PM
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WTT 48cm 1989Trek 660 frame or whole bike for a comparable 52cm

Hey Y'all,
I found a great Trek 660 that I picked up but 48cm is unfortunately too small for me so if that would fit anyone I would be williing to trade just the frame or potentially the whole bike. It is a true temper frame with a nice short geometry. If anyone is interested in a trade or some sort I would entertain one. I would like to find something comparable. Short racing geometry, lugged steel preferable. If someone wants to trade a full bike I would want something with comparable components or if its campagnolo- could be of slightly lesser quality.

If only I felt more comfortable on a 48, I would be holding onto this.


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Old 01-29-21, 07:21 PM
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Ciocc frame?

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Very good condition 60 cm Ciocc Designer '84 frameset. Will trade for comparable 55-56 cm equivalent.
Good day, do you by chance still have your frame? Best to you, thanks!
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Old 01-31-21, 06:41 PM
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Thanks, for your help, reply BUT I have to post 10 times before I can ask a question?? Best to you.
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Old 02-03-21, 07:59 AM
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Hi jimijames. I have been putting together a 1978? Competition and was trying to convince myself that I could ride it even though I prefer a 60cm seat tube. It is a 58cm ST. Turns out though, the top tube is 56cm which I definitely would be scrunched up on. Anyway have a look at this photo and PM me if you are interested. No rust but definitely has patina (scratches and wear marks). I am in Ontario.
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Old 02-03-21, 11:00 AM
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Just curious, are people still using the spreadsheet at the beginning of this thread? I have a few frames I'm seeking to trade.
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Old 02-03-21, 01:14 PM
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that's a good question. it'd be nice to have posting dates on the sheet.

romperrr what do you have and what are you looking for?

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Originally Posted by sunburst View Post


Motobecane Grand Touring, 57cm center-to-center.
Free to anyone in the SF Bay Area who can pickup.
I've got the bent fork as well. And a RD I can throw in.
Pretty sure it takes English threads. The pedals were English, iirc.
Is that a trick of perspective, or is the top tube significantly longer than the seat tube? It seems (from a ten minute research) that the Grand Touring flipped from one side of square to the other. I'm a short TT guy...

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by obrentharris View Post
1950s Follis berceau for trade.

Wow!
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