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1973 DeRosa frame plus fork size 54ctc

Old 11-27-23, 12:03 PM
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1973 DeRosa frame plus fork size 54ctc

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this is the bike I found in Missouri. I had it dipped, sent to a painter, then after 1.5 years, could not take the lack of progress and had it sent back.

I have pics from before and after the dip. No rust, no dents.

it is currently epoxy primer’d. I was going to paint it 1973 Ferrari Dino purple which was a color offered by DeRosa back then.

For a lil extra, I have a pint of that paint if the new owner wants. Plus decals bought from Softley in Australia.










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Is that an old Vizsla?
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Interesting frame, a size I can ride, top tube length ctc?
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oo la la. so nice.
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Forgive me for my tape with metric is in my car, thatís in the shop. Thatís why Iím driving an electric ID4. Fun but panic that I canít find a charge.

anyway, here is the top tube measurements.

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It has been pointed out to me that the fork has a hollow for a recessed brake bolt.
Sure enough.

Experts say the recessed bolt started 1976ish. Perhaps this DeRosa fork was not the original, or the whole frame isn't 1973, but 1976.

Truth in advertising I say!!

Bonus, I'll toss in a pantographed chain ring.
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You should have had them send it to Jack.
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looks like it has some Dobby (as in house elf) in the mix
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This is beautifully teed up for a custom paint job of the buyers choice. Do not discount the value of time (IE: headaches of working with vendors, weeks and months it takes them, etc.) and the money already spent on things you'd have to do to anyway to have this repainted.
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Originally Posted by squirtdad
looks like it has some Dobby (as in house elf) in the mix
Greta is a way better house elf than Dobby any day.
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How much for the dog?
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Originally Posted by Robvolz
Forgive me for my tape with metric is in my car, thatís in the shop. Thatís why Iím driving an electric ID4. Fun but panic that I canít find a charge.

anyway, here is the top tube measurements.

I believe that translates to 54.61cm ctc (21" times 2.54).
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Considering the vet bill from Sunday,

donít tempt me
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer
I believe that translates to 54.61cm ctc (21" times 2.54).
Agreed, though I believe you meant to type 21.5” times 2.54.

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now with a pantographed DeRosa chain ring tossed in.
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