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FS: Lugged Desalvo 'Sport-Touring' F/F/HS with Braze-on Paul Racers 58.5cm Top Tube

Old 11-01-21, 04:50 PM
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FS: Lugged Desalvo 'Sport-Touring' F/F/HS with Braze-on Paul Racers 58.5cm Top Tube

While not strictly C&V, it definitely fits the spirit, a Keeper of the Flame in CR parlance.

Picked this up about six months ago and had no intentions of moving it along until I picked up another Kirk a few weeks ago. This is pretty much an exact overlap with that one in the stable, so it's up for offer here. Pretty rare to see a lugged Desalvo, but the workmanship is impeccable as are all his other bikes.

The paint has a few earned a few small chips since I purchased it, though none make it through the primer (which is also grey) and it looks really good from 6 ft out. I was able to run 28c tires with fenders and 32c tires without.

I am asking $1500 net to me, shipped and insured within the CONUS for the frame, fork, Chris King headset, Paul Racer brakes and quill stem mount Funky Monkey for the front brake. I have a number of different Cinelli stems, so I can throw one of those in if I have the size you need as well. I had this setup with a 9s Dura Ace group with DT shifters, if anyone is interesting in that as well we can work out a deal.

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Yowza that’s nice. Slightly too big for me, otherwise I’d consider selling off something to get this.
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very cool frame. The extended HT would make getting the bars up higher easier. Lovely socketed dropouts too. (un)lucky for me, it's too big for my legs.
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Price reduced to $1350 shipped CONUS
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Do you know the approximate size of the person this was built for? Is it lightweight frame with thin tubing, or a little stouter?
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Originally Posted by samkl View Post
Do you know the approximate size of the person this was built for? Is it lightweight frame with thin tubing, or a little stouter?
A bit of both really, its oversized tubing so got a bigger OD and is stout but still light for steel. I am 6'2" and about 190-195lbs and it fits great, and I could detect very little bottom bracket flex under hard input
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