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Frejus - early 1960s

Submitted by Dave Jarvis


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Frame
 Frejus early 1960s Frame No. 90370, Seat tube 23½", possibly a Champione Del Mondo or Model Torino
Wheels
Nisi sprint rims on Campagnolo Record large-flange hubs
Chainset Steel cotterless Campagnolo Gran Sport cranks with double chainrings
Pedals Campagnolo Record pedals with Binda straps
Gears Campagnolo Gran Sport front and rear
Brakes Universal Model 68
Bars/stem Ambrosion bars and stem
Saddle  Brooks B17 on Campagnolo twin-bolt seatpin
Extra details  Original paint finish with a few touch-ins.  Purchased on Ebay from V-CC member.
It rides very well and I am delighted with it.

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Campagnolo Gran Sport front and rear derailleurs

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Down tube panel in original paint

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Seat tube panel rotated to horizontal to fit page - here it is as a guide with its original Frejus paintwork

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Left: Classic Frejus seat cluster with highlighted milling and Campag twin-bolt seat pin
Right Head tube and lugs - Frejus trade-mark grease nipple on rear