so i just picked up a used road bike on the cheap from a guy who cleans out storage units and has to sell the stuff. i needed the bike exclusively for parts (handlebars, stem, wheels, etc.)
it is an older motobecane, with made in france written all over it. the frame is too big for me, so i would like to sell it as a SS project frame. its in good shape, definitely a member of the "steel is real" club. horizontal rear drop outs. fork is in good shape too (also steel).
its probably about a 56cm frame.
since i got it on the cheap, i figured i would put it out there on craigslist for $30.
this could be a good project frame correct? any thoughts?
Miyata 210, Fuji Royale II, Bridgestone Kabuki, Miyata Ninety
It probably has a French or Swiss threaded bb if it's as old as it sounds. If the bb cups are still there, leave them in place so the frame remains much easier to build up, and make sure the buyer is aware that compatible bb's are now rare and/or expensive.