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WTB Feeler: I'm looking for an interesting 54 or 55cm frame in need of some TLC

Old 07-19-12, 01:34 PM
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WTB Feeler: I'm looking for an interesting 54 or 55cm frame in need of some TLC

I have a complete Dura Ace 7 speed (7400/7402) group, wheels, etc. collecting dust; I would like to put it to use, but I don't have a frame. As much as I'd like to, I don't want to spend a ton of money, so all the high-dollar, super sexy frames are out of the question. I am looking for something that is straight and dent free, but is cosmetically challenged. Light surface rust and/or scuffed and scratched paint is fine. My plan is to repaint or powder coat the frame and fork in the future - unless the right deal turns up something that is ready to build and ride.

A top tube length between 54 and 55cm would be ideal and I'm open to all frame materials, but lugged steel would be my first choice. What do you have sitting in the shed?

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Your question is still too general....try to narrow it down a bit and decide what part of the world you you want the bike to be from....French, Italian, Japanese.......etc. The DA groups you mentioned was used by most manufacturers back in the mid to late 80's, that wanted to have the best stuff on their top of the line bikes, so mentioning the DA groups you have does not narrow down the choices, but actually expands it.
Are you also open to trying out other frame materials other than steel like Al, Ti of CF. Narrowing it down there too will help you make a final choice.

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Chombi - I appreciate your response, truly I do. However, I'd rather not limit what somebody might want to offer-up.
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