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Is this an ok price for this frame?(11 posts)

Is this an ok price for this frame?jvr-oclv
Nov 21, 2002 12:04 PM
Check this out:
Its the right size for me, but is the price within reason?
Nov 21, 2002 12:15 PM
I never knew that a bicycle frame could be bisexual, let alone be a particular sex in the first place. How do we tell? I checked underneath the bottom bracket on my bicycles and can't tell a difference...
If that's how you judge, Colnago's are female.:-) nmDave Hickey
Nov 21, 2002 12:30 PM
you have to rub the bb shell to get a response. ;-Psn69
Nov 21, 2002 1:18 PM
But it is a large, manly frameset! What is that worth to you?nmSpunout
Nov 21, 2002 12:26 PM
re: Is this an ok price for this frame?Spunout
Nov 21, 2002 12:29 PM
Okay, seriously. Quite expensive, too bad EM never chromed those dropouts or forks. I cannot help you much. It is a custom build though, get the measurements from the seller and see if maybe it is a funky size. Check the fit closer.

But, a beauty nevertheless.
Molteni Merckx...merckx56
Nov 21, 2002 12:56 PM
I had them leave the chrome on my repaint. The fork that is supposed to come with a Corsa 0.1 is chrome and the stays are chrome as well. I think it looks better with the chrome stays. Ignore the fork on mine though, I went carbon. Don't tell Eddy as I fear the repercussions!
The frame NEW was only @ $900 so this is a bit high for a used frameset with a fork that didn't come stock!
Molteni rideDuke249
Nov 21, 2002 1:37 PM
Nice ride. Reminds me of one that I saw at Hilly Hundred a few years ago that had the chrome rear stays, plus chrome headlugs and a flatcrown fork with the chromed crown. One spectacular bicycle.'s my fixed gear now.(nm)merckx56
Nov 21, 2002 2:10 PM
Too much53T
Nov 21, 2002 1:03 PM
Used steel framesets in 853 or other high quality steel can be had for $300 to $600. I paid $550 for my used Waterford, and that is far better than an orange Eddy frame. (IMHO)
a little high...C-40
Nov 21, 2002 2:33 PM
Not a bad looking frame, but no chrome at all. A new Tommasini Sintesi has a fully chromed fork, lugs and rear triangle and a lot fancier paint. The Sintesi is only $900-1000.