Old 09-05-13, 07:32 AM
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Most likely the manufacturer bought a standard Tange fork. That's why I previously asked you to remove it and check for a manufacturer's stamp and date code. Given the Shimano rear dropout and serial number format, it almost certainly an Asian, mass manufactured frame. This would typically mean Tange or Ishiwata tubing. The seat post diameter will provide further clues. Custom frames display much better workmanship.



Edit: BTW, those are not rack eyelets on the back but fender eyelets. Though they can be used for racks, the primary set of eyelets are commonly called fender eyelets, with the second set (if present) beeing called rack eyelets. So far, I don't see anything to indicate this is a (grand) touring frame.

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