Know the rules The Paceline Forum Builder's Spotlight


Go Back   The Paceline Forum > Catalogs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #466  
Old 07-05-2021, 09:50 PM
oliver1850's Avatar
oliver1850 oliver1850 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: northern IL
Posts: 8,409
Quote:
Originally Posted by racemanspiff View Post
Hello,
New to the forum, but a vintage cyclist (53yrs young). I have a CSI that I am trying to determine what year it was built. The serial number is CC 59 1114, what is strange is that the top tube is long like 60.5-61cm ctc, the seat tube is 59cm ctc and the head tube is 176mm, it has a F1 carbon/Ti 1" threadless fork.

Unfortunately this bike just sits as it is just a little too large/long for me, it is for sale as a frame/fork/Chris King headset/Deda 100 cockpit. It was resprayed with Dupont Imron and is stunning in the sunlight.
Great looking CSI. Serotta was building at least 300/year, so I'd say yours was made in 1998. Might have been made in 1997 but no way to tell without the original paint (and anniversary decal). Standard geometry CSI would have CS prefix. Your CC designates custom geometry, so that explains the long top tube.

The 1998 catalog shows head tube mounted cable stops instead of the down tube shifter bosses. That may or may not indicate that your frame is a 1997. Since it's a custom, the buyer may have specified DT shifter bosses.

Last edited by oliver1850; 07-05-2021 at 09:57 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #467  
Old 07-25-2021, 07:24 PM
fourflys's Avatar
fourflys fourflys is offline
Sonoma County!
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 4,742
Hey all, figured this question from my other post most get some more traction in this post...

Serial # CLS 57 134

I know this is a custom Legend ST, 57cm seat tube, and was the 134th built.

My question is this, what year do you all think this bike was built? It has the C4Ti tubing sticker and an S3 fork (can't confirm if fork is original though). I would assume this was a somewhat early bike, but since I have no idea how many of the Legend STs they built...

Thanks!
__________________
Make a space for ALL to come as they are, not just fit in!
Reply With Quote
  #468  
Old 07-28-2021, 03:25 PM
oliver1850's Avatar
oliver1850 oliver1850 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: northern IL
Posts: 8,409
I would say 2003 or 2004. If it has the exterior milling on the head tube it would be later.
Reply With Quote
  #469  
Old 07-28-2021, 07:19 PM
fourflys's Avatar
fourflys fourflys is offline
Sonoma County!
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 4,742
Quote:
Originally Posted by oliver1850 View Post
I would say 2003 or 2004. If it has the exterior milling on the head tube it would be later.
Thanks, that's kind of what I figured. I don't think my HT is milled from me looking at it (seems pretty straight).
__________________
Make a space for ALL to come as they are, not just fit in!
Reply With Quote
  #470  
Old 07-30-2021, 10:15 AM
oliver1850's Avatar
oliver1850 oliver1850 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: northern IL
Posts: 8,409
I think that you would notice the milling. It leaves a definite ledge near the top and bottom of the front of the head tube that tapers off into no ledge at the rear.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.