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WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby lunar_c » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:12 am

Hi all,

I'm putting the feelers out again for a new frame. I'm interested in something Italian/European in a 60-62cm size in high quality steel. Will also consider Asian stuff if its a high quality tubeset.

Kind regards,
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby lunar_c » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:19 pm

Edit: may consider aluminium if its interesting ie early cannondale or euro stuff.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby lunar_c » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:22 pm

Bump. Being tall sucks :(
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby tripstobaltimore » Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:16 am

Tell me about it :lol:

I have a few that I'm sure you'd like, but not looking to sell :x

Keep an eye on eBay, every now and then decent stuff pops up, abducted being taller reduces the competition a bit. I got a NOS merkcx corsa extra for $400 landed :shock:
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby Nobody » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:33 pm

Being short isn't great either. I got tired of trying to find the right sized steel frame secondhand and ended up buying new.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby bardygrub » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:46 pm

Would 58 be to small?
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Postby utedeej » Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:01 pm

tripstobaltimore wrote:Tell me about it :lol:

I have a few that I'm sure you'd like, but not looking to sell :x

Keep an eye on eBay, every now and then decent stuff pops up, abducted being taller reduces the competition a bit. I got a NOS merkcx corsa extra for $400 landed :shock:


I'd agree on the ebay front, I've seen larger frames go for reasonable prices. The only thing I've got in your size is n o old custom tourer. Not what you're looking for though:)
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:52 pm

60-62 cm style frame is not that big. I'm 5"10 and comfortably fit a 24" frame with 11cm plus saddle sticking out of the top tube.

Also have you got anything against a good quality Aussie built frame. I'd have one of them over a Euro anytime. European stuff is overrated.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby utedeej » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:34 pm

You must have long legs! I'm 6ft and find that a 58/9 fits me best, otherwise standover height is getting too close for comfort :)
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby familyguy » Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:04 pm

Have you tried LFGSS? Seems to be a stack of stuff coming out of Holland, you might get one shipped for a reasonable price. Give you some unique style points too. I was looking at a 62cm Columbus Cromor Jan Janssen that would've cost me A$500 to land here. Pretty reasonable, I thought.

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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby jaseyjase » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:09 am

the price is silly, but something like this in your size is a rarity one would think! maybe have a chat to him, sweet talk him/her to a more reasonble price!

local too!

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/perth-region/bicycles/road-bike/1013641387

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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby morini » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:21 am

I've got a 61 cm Miyata 1400 Alumitech with Shimano 105 gruppo, I might pass on.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby morini » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:34 pm

Give me a day or so.
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Postby Crowz » Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:56 pm

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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby lunar_c » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:03 pm

morini wrote:Give me a day or so.


Thanks mate.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby lunar_c » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:04 pm

bardygrub wrote:Would 58 be to small?


Yes, sorry.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby peterk » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:02 pm

Paconi??
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Paconi-62cm- ... 3a7e06e137
Sorry didnt see its damaged. Just saw the size. Pete.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby HappyHumber » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:06 pm

peterk wrote:Paconi??
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Paconi-62cm- ... 3a7e06e137
Sorry didnt see its damaged. Just saw the size. Pete.


And it's in Melbin w/ Pick-up only. OP is a Perthonality. :)
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:13 pm

We need to start a club with some rules. I've seen you guys snaffle frames that I liked before. Conversely, I've gotten frames from some of you.

Don't have a spare frame that I'm willing to give up at the moment, sorry.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby familyguy » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:22 pm

I think I tried to start a BNA Tall Guys (and Girls) Club...didn't get far.

Cast that net far and wide for something. Email Andy at Fyxo, he's always got something. Had a NOS 531C Gazelle CM AA on eBay recently that was really nice.

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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby rogerrabbit » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:35 pm

Fyxo has a 61cm Magni on ebay at the moment This is a frame I bought in London and restored before onselling to Andy. The decals were an absolutely faithful reproduction of the originals by Cyclomondo for this frame, and I have photos of the frame as it was before and after the restoration. It is a lovely ride and quite stiff with the SPX tubing.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby HappyHumber » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:37 pm

familyguy wrote:I think I tried to start a BNA Tall Guys (and Girls) Club...didn't get far.


careening OT, but I *really* wish this forum had a more digest form of thread subscription, particularly like bikeforums.net. Just getting one e-mail until you then go an read the thread is a bit crap. You tend to lose interest rapidy when most of the updates are just off the cuff remarks or there's a wave of semantic pi55 fighting over something inane. It either kills the thread or you've long forgotten it even if it has revived.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby 240ZR » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:24 pm

I have an early Peugeot if ur interested.
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Re: WTB: Anywhere. High quality steel frame. 60-62cm

Postby lunar_c » Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:11 pm

240ZR.. Tell me more.
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