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1981 Tom Kellogg built ROSS F/F

Old 01-15-19, 08:22 PM
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1981 Tom Kellogg built ROSS F/F











Weird angle makes fork appear bent.

23 frame and fork.... headset included.
45cm chainstays, Touring model. No dings or dents to full Reynolds 531 tubing. Original peacock blue Imron paint that is in fair condition.
$350 cash plus bikefights shipping.
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Is the 23 inch measured center to center or center to top? What is the top tube length?

Those were nice bikes.
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Old 01-15-19, 08:53 PM
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I'm interested, pending more accurate measurement confirmation, and if bikemig passes.
PM on the way.
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Id like to sell this soon so first with cash in hand gets it. Ill take PayPal.

Tom Kellogg called it a 23 frame, center BB to top top is 23.
top tube is 57cm C to C.
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Cruel fate; too bloody small. Jaysus, at 350 that thing would be gone if it were 62. Ouch, looking at this hurts.
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Old 01-16-19, 08:24 AM
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Too big, too small is always the case. Ill move this over to eBay then.
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Check your PM!!!
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Originally Posted by Chriscraft760 View Post
Too big, too small is always the case. I’ll move this over to eBay then.
I think there is some interest here but we'll need some more size measurements. Is the 23 inch center to center or center to top? How long is the top tube?
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Miguel, he mentioned that in a post last night:
Tom Kellogg called it a 23” frame, center BB to top top is 23”.
top tube is 57cm C to C.

Chriscraft, I've sent you another PM.
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SOLD.. thanks hazedguy
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Old 01-16-19, 09:59 AM
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Thanks Chris, I appreciate it.
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Glad this stayed on the board, if only for the selfish reason I get to see more pictures of it. Congrats, guys!
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Ooh, that was my size. A beautiful frame.
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@hazetguy - post pics when it's built pkease.
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Of course! Right now I am just waiting for it to show up, and then I'll start a thread about it.
Looking forward to it, and have been thinking about which direction I want to go component-wise.
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Can someone enlighten me as to what the big deal is about this frame?
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Can someone enlighten me as to what the big deal is about this frame?
Not sure but this cluster is pretty special.


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Originally Posted by shoota View Post
Can someone enlighten me as to what the big deal is about this frame?
Tom Kellogg is a renowned frame builder, and he made this early in his career.
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TK made very few frames...and this is one of them. Its also 531, beautifully painted...

I have one (all original) as a parts reference if the new owner is interested.






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Old 02-10-19, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by shoota View Post
Can someone enlighten me as to what the big deal is about this frame?
Take a good look at the Fork pics, inner tangs/crown=perfect, thinned headlug=beautiful, radiused Campy tips=priceless.

All the details are top shelf, which Kellogg is well known for, Ross, not so much.
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Always thought these were/are cool being from Allentown, the center of the whole "steel is real" universe.

Great call @hazetguy
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Thanks for those pics, very very nice. I am going to be starting a new thread on the frame / build soon, and I'm definitely going to be asking for some info/specs/detail pics, as some of the things on yours Aaron are different than the catalog specs I've seen listed in a Ross sales brochure.
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