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Old 12-21-06, 03:39 PM   #1
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Help with a frame identification?

A friend has a no-label conversion (aluminum, vert dropouts) that has a diamond cross section down tube. The serial number starts with "IF"

Any ideas as to the make?
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Old 12-21-06, 10:29 PM   #2
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independant fabrications?
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Old 12-22-06, 05:54 AM   #3
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independant fabrications?
If that's the case, I would cry myself to sleep.
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That was my first guess, but I know nothing about them. This frame doesn't look like anything special, kinda Trek-ish with ugly welds.
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That was my first guess, but I know nothing about them. This frame doesn't look like anything special, kinda Trek-ish with ugly welds.

AFAIK, I.F. doesn't/hasn't done anything other than steel and the rare ti frame. Never heard of them doing any alu stuff, even as one off jobs. I'd highly doubt it's an I.F.
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Marin has tube shaped like that on some frames
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