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Old 02-11-10, 11:48 AM   #1
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Is this 70's Frejus Frame Worth $200

I am tempted because this is local pick-up for me.

The question is - Do you think that this frame is worth $200. I already own a few Frejus frames - but think that this may be low-end, 70's.

The main reason is the huret rear derailleur. I am not bothered by the mishmash of parts. It look's entry levele 70's because of the rear derailler set up.

I asked the seller, and he does not see a serial # on the downtube and size # on the bottom bracket.

What do you guys think.



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Old 02-11-10, 12:04 PM   #2
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Looks high to me, though in the philly market, who knows. Not just the rear mech, but the drops look lower-end as well...
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It was on craigslist a while back with no bites.

In Philly, I've only seen 1-2 frejus frames in and about. I alternate on 3 - but they are all have oiler ports (mid 60's). Super-corsa, I think, which are easy to pick off. Much higher level frames.

I am thinking the same thing -> lower-end frame build. I think Frejus & Legnano overlap for a period, but am not sure if they produced bike-boom, lower-end models. This seems it to me - but it's helpful to hear other opinions.
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Drop out screams low end.
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Could you school me in low end vs. high end drop outs? Not to hijack or anything.
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Here's a comparison of this bike and the other Frejus frames that I own - Note that these are different models. The drop outs below are campy brev. The above drop outs look stamped, which is a flag for low-end, bike-boom.




Now here's a complete bike (not mine). The drop-outs look to better quality.
I am not an expert at all on drop-outs - but maybe these photo's help. I see what these guys are saying.



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