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Frames on ebaySean OConnor
May 18, 2003 6:32 AM
There's a 58 Bottechia and a 57 Falcon on ebay. They look kike good frames to build a fixie, but I'm ignorant and would appreciate input. The Bottechia is built-up and repainted; the Falcon has never been built up (as best as I can tell!).
re: Frames on ebaydesmo
May 18, 2003 8:43 AM
Falcon made some good bikes and cheap junk as well. If it's Reynolds tubing and has forged dropouts it's a good one. If it has eyelets for fenders it could be touring geomtry. In which case it would ride nice but not be my idea of what a quick handling fun fixie is all about. Bottechia is probably a good candidate. Depends on the price I guess.
speaking of frames....anyone have around a 56cm road frame?Trevo
May 18, 2003 2:51 PM
Nothing very fancy, my friends looking to spend around 50 bucks. He wouldent mind a track frame, but a road frame with forward facing horizontal dropouts would be just fine.
This kid is NUTS! about fixed gear, and Iam helping him build up a peugot(sp?) as a starter bike....but he wants something a little better as do I.

Thanks for help

Trevo
shameless plugbianchi boy
May 19, 2003 8:04 PM
I have finally decided to sell my mid-80s Bianchi Nuovo Record frame and fork, my first really nice road bike. It would make a great single speed or fixe project because it has horizontal dropouts and eyelets for fenders. I've posted an ad in Roadbikereview in the frames section as well as eBay. It's a Columbus steel lugged frame, Celeste green, size 57 c-c seat and top tubes with 73 seat tube angle. Here's a link to the eBay ad:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3609383551&category=22681&rd=1

RBR ad is in the frames section.