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2wheelwill
03-08-2017, 12:38 AM
I've been in search of a good to excellent condition 55cm classic steel frameset with a flat crown fork....it absolutely must have a super sexy flat crown fork! The more chrome the better.

Not in a rush to buy and hoping to keep to under $1000 (Richard Sachs unfortunately not an option!).

What do you have? Also open to any new production frames if anyone knows of something that fits the bill. Thx


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2wheelwill
03-08-2017, 04:04 PM
Bump....no flat crowns out there?


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steveoz
03-08-2017, 09:11 PM
I just saw a Bertoni listed by pgrizzwald here on the forum - looks like the original build has a flat crown fork ....and it's a 55..

acorn_user
03-10-2017, 07:50 PM
I have a freshly refinished Marinoni Special in 55cm. Bright red paint and refinished shiny chrome on the drive side chainstay. It has a sloping crown, but it is engraved. Pics in the thread below :)

http://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=187471&highlight=marinoni

cnighbor1
03-11-2017, 06:42 PM
I would look for the flat crown 1st
Than look for a frame 2nd and you can get a fork chromed
1. http://www.ebay.com/itm/new-Tange-Infinity-chrome-road-fork-1-threaded-700c-Soma-steel-lugged-/222431822571?hash=item33c9f842eb:g:LqsAAOSwTuJYvhy y
2. http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-ATALA-road-fork-28-NOS-/182475113045?hash=item2a7c5d4255:g:P7QAAOSwqfNXoIq h
3. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Derosa-Bicycle-fork-Chrome-Columbus-SL-tubing-Vintage-Road-racing-20cm-NOS-/272520844032?hash=item3f73821300:g:sJwAAOSwZ1BXdE7 8
4. or simply have a fork made for you

2wheelwill
03-16-2017, 12:31 AM
Bump...still searching for that flat crown frameset!


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gregj
03-16-2017, 03:12 PM
I may be selling my vintage, late 80s Bruce Gordon, repainted recently with a flat crown fork and the fancy asymmetrical-holed lugs. But no chrome. The only thing is, it has a 126mm rear. You could respace it or use a 7-spd.


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