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Old 07-02-07, 08:02 PM   #1
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vintage Alan frame

Can anyone help with info about Alan carbon frames possibly early 80's. need as much info as possible including internet sites. The frame I purchased of ebay recently has curved seat stays (from side on profile) is this normal ?
Any help would be much appreciated
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Old 07-02-07, 08:13 PM   #2
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Not normal but sounds cool . Do you have any photos/
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Can anyone help with info about Alan carbon frames possibly early 80's. need as much info as possible including internet sites. The frame I purchased of ebay recently has curved seat stays (from side on profile) is this normal ?
Any help would be much appreciated
I don't know of any carbon in the 80's, but Alan made screwed-and-glued aluminum frames then.

http://sheldonbrown.com/vrbn-a-f.html
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I owned an aluminium one but don't recall either alu or carbon models having any curves. There may have been a lateral bend in both seatstays at the brake bridge on some models, but I'm not certain.
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