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RobbieTunes 07-10-11 09:13 AM

56cm Centurion Ironman frameset, Expert white "straight fade" to green, sort of a darker seafoam.
27.2 seat tube. 56cm x 56cm, English threaded BB. Comes with headset installed and seatpost binder bolt.

Looking for:
56cm Centurion Ironman frameset, 85 or 86. If an '86, prefer red/white, but will consider others.

EDIT: Deal made.

Otto Rax 07-10-11 07:19 PM

HAVE: Early 80's Falcon Triathlon 600 f/f. White, full 531 tubing, gipiemme dropouts. Most of the decals have been pulled off, starting to get surface rust on cable guides. Excellent candidate for restoration or use it as for a foul-weather bike, no dents. Includes shimano BB (unknown grade) and Tange Levin headset. 54cm ctc seattube, 56cm ctc top tube, 31" standover height. 700c wheels.

Ideally, a 60cm+ Schwinn touring frame, Voyageur, Voyageur SP, Passage. OR Schwinn Cimarron frame
Realistically, anything 60cm+ that strikes me right.

Talus 07-13-11 03:07 PM

Have an '86 Miyata Nine Twelve in 57CM. Need something similar in a 59 or 60. Pics in this thread:

rhm 07-14-11 08:26 AM

I Have: ca 1975 Motobecane Grand Jubilee, silver with red, 531 "3 tubes renforces decal." Paint is quite good. 63 cm c-t seat tube, 59 cm c-c top tube.

I would trade this frame (with appropriate parts) for something a little smaller, like a 61 cm seat tube.

RobE30 07-17-11 09:13 AM

Have- 60cm Trek 620 touring frame, paint is rough but rideable

traded for leather bar wrap, bars and a nice front rack!

politburo 07-18-11 10:54 PM

have: 1972 gitane TdF frame 53x54 ctc, paint in pretty rough shape but no dings:

want: gitane Tdf frame 55 or 56 square.

pm please!

Standalone 07-25-11 08:10 AM


Originally Posted by rhm (Post 12927088)
I Have: ca 1975 Motobecane Grand Jubilee, silver with red, 531 "3 tubes renforces decal." Paint is quite good. 63 cm c-t seat tube, 59 cm c-c top tube.

I would trade this frame (with appropriate parts) for something a little smaller, like a 61 cm seat tube.

rhm-- what do you think of the 62x55 Shogun 600 (Tange 900) further up on this page? I'm in New Haven.

horribleoldman 07-27-11 11:34 PM


Originally Posted by pinch1967 (Post 12905390)
hey guys
I have a italian Zullo columbus SL (60cm) or a Fiori columbus SL frame (56cm ) for trade for a Italian columbus sl or better in 58cm... the 56cm frame has a couple of small dents on the top tube but still a solid bike the zullo is solid .I only have the frames with forks . here are pics before they where stripped down .
thanks Pinch

where did the Fiori come from? I used to have the same colour and size, sold it to some one in NYC in 2007ish

KonAaron Snake 07-28-11 07:11 AM

Have - 52cm ST, 54cm TT Team Miyata, 1986. Pretty good overall condition, not perfect. There are photos of it around BF.
Want - 55/56cm Team Miyata, though I'd consider other offers.

I'd prefer frame/fork only trades.

rat fink 07-29-11 10:21 PM

83 Fuji Opus III
My 55cm 83 Fuji Opus III frame is available for sale or trade. It fits me, I'm just looking for something different.

Top tube: 55cm
Seat tube: 53cm
Dropouts: Superbe Pro

Available as a module with any combination of the following:

Headset: Hatta Swan
Seat Post: Brand new Thomson Elite setback seat post
Shifters: Suntour Superbe Pro
Front Derailleur: Suntour Superbe Pro clamp on

Included equipment negotiable.

No dents or dings. No rust. The frame is straight. The paint is about a 7/10 since there are some small chips here and there.

I'm looking for:

- road framesets in the 54-56cm range, any material, vintage or modern. Something like a 56cm Cannondale CAAD 8 would be ideal.
- Sram road components, particularly shifters and rear derailleur(s)
- any other brand of 8 -10s road components
- wheels, clincher or tubular, 8-10s freehub
- hubsets (8-10s freehub)
- other. If interested, make offer.

realestvin7 07-29-11 11:25 PM

Hey rat fink, are those measurements correct?

rat fink 07-30-11 12:08 AM

Yes they are, I just checked.

loose spoke 08-02-11 01:44 PM

I have a 1989 or '90 Miyata 1000LT 57cm ctt seat tube and 57cm ctc top tube, 130mm rear spacing..
I would like to trade bare frames for another 1000 or 1000LT in 59cm. Vintage isn't important. Value for condition is negotiable for better or worse. I'm fine with a trade needing paint and decals, but want to avoid crashed or rusted.
Condition of mine is good with no rust, normal scattered wear on paint and decals. I have none of the original parts except for seatpost and headset. One small issue: the top and bottom of the chain stays have been flattened a bit, presumably by someone clamping on a kick stand. I don't know of a good way to fix this, but it is fine structurally with no gaps around the bottom bracket shell where the stays are brazed. Nice and straight in all ways otherwise.
I'll try to post some photos when I get home in the next couple of days.
Happy Trails

bane 08-02-11 03:46 PM

This is a feeler, because I'm not sure anyone would be interested in swapping for a non-vintage bike. I have a 2006 Fuji Roubaix RC size is 56cm and it doesn't fit me. It's an aluminum frame with carbon seat stays and carbon fork. I would include the headset and seat post clamp in the trade.

I'm looking for a more modern steel frameset (e.g., tange prestige, reynolds 853, true temper ox) with a 57c ctc top tube and 73degree angles. A tallish headtube would be a bonus.

Let me know if you're interested in the Fuji.

cobrabyte 08-06-11 05:48 PM


int19 08-07-11 12:01 AM

I have a 54x54 Tomassini Prestige. It was an impulse buy at a local bikeshop, but doesn't fit me. No dents I can detect except the chainstays have been flattened a bit near the BB. The paint job is pretty shot. I'd love to trade it for something in a 57cm, not Italian (unless its a Legnano).


Drillium Dude 08-07-11 05:45 PM

I've got this:

1983 serial number, 57 ctc square, 126mm rear. Restored - including chrome - back in 2004.

Looking for: similar vintage, condition, size and value. A De Rosa or Masi you have kicking around that you have no use for would be a right nice deal :)

This fits me - just doesn't "do it" for me.



cobrabyte 08-08-11 09:39 AM

looking to trade: Frame only; 1980 Trek 613 56cm square measured c-c, English threaded, Reynolds 531
WANT: something comparable, in 60-61cm range...60cmSTx57-58cmTT is best
1981 Trek 613 by (cobrabyte), on Flickr

teddyjack 08-11-11 08:40 AM

Early Austro Daimler / Puch
Model SE. Early Steyr-Daimler-Puch frame, probably imported to the US under the Austro Daimler brand.

Bottom bracket to seat tube top measures @ 21", which makes this @ a 52cm frame, which is too small for me.

Original Suntour parts, missing front derailleur, which makes it a 5 speed for now. Original brakes. ITM handlebars. Unknown bare chrome fork. Cheapo plastic pedals.

Gallery with more images here:

Looking to trade someone in the NYC area for a ridable lugged steel bike of equal quality in a size 58-61cm.

JReade 08-11-11 06:12 PM


Originally Posted by cobrabyte (Post 13051531)
Looking to trade.

You posted that Mockba on the local CL right?

cobrabyte 08-11-11 07:37 PM


Originally Posted by JReade (Post 13070494)
You posted that Mockba on the local CL right?

Yep, yesterday. CL brings some "interesting" stuff, but keeping it local is always easier if possible.

JReade 08-14-11 05:17 AM


Originally Posted by cobrabyte (Post 13070847)
Yep, yesterday. CL brings some "interesting" stuff, but keeping it local is always easier if possible.

Too small for me, or I'd be gathering pennies.

irvri 08-20-11 08:30 PM

I'm not sure what this is, if someone does let me know and ill update it.

59tt 55st ctc.
Has been repainted. Lots of paint flakes after removing the components and there is rust. One bent cable guide

This is what it looked like before

Not looking to trade for much, just looking for a beater frame in my size 48-51cm st.

eboard17 08-20-11 09:59 PM

Looking for a 60cm touring frame with a cantilever brake set up.

Have KHS race frame. 63cm


crashmo 08-21-11 08:26 AM

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I've got a 58cm Cross Check that doesn't fit me quite right. It's too large. I need something around 54 or 56, and would like to get my grubby mitts on a LHT. This 'check is Beef Gravy with a red King headset and a campy mirage crank that I would leave on 'er to sweeten.

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