Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: St Peters, Missouri
Bikes: Rans Rockst (Retro rocket) Rans Enduro Sport (Retro racket) Catrike 559, Merin Bear Valley (beater bike).
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Originally Posted by johnism
Any one have any recomendations or ideas for a resource for a cheap priced steel frame?
I'm a little confused. What is it that you're really looking for?
If you're looking for a new bike with modern frame geometry and that undefinable steel ride, step up to a frame that's made with one of the better new steel alloys.
If you're wanting cheap, get one of the Chinese aluminum clone frames. You might not be thrilled but I doubt you'll be seriously disappointed either. They are what they are.
If you're wanting classic steel ride characteristics, cheap, and maybe a little bit of snob appeal, go used.