Frejus Cambio Corsa Road Bike 1950

€2,999.00
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ID: 21126
Brand: Frejus
Size: 60 cm
Condition: The bike is in good working condition. The frame has no cracks and no dents. Paintwork and decals have been restored recently. Parts are unrestored but have been thoroughly checked and are working fine.
Era: 1940s
Available in store: Wilhelmstr. 91, 10117 Berlin (BMB 02-09)
Product ID: 21126
Description:

Frejus is brand which really has played a major role in the heyday of Italian cycling.

Founded in 1896 by Emmo Ghelfi in Turin, the company embodies the most prestigious Italian heritage. It was subsequently acquired by Emilio Bozzi - owner of Legnano. Truly handcrafted and equipped just with the best components, Frejus bikes led a young Gino Bartali to his first victories in the 1930s.

Many avid collectors out there have dreamed to own and ride such classy bicycles. This Frejus Corsa was designed as a pure racing bike, which will excell on almost any road. It comes with surprisingly steep angles for its time thus is a quite swiftly handling machine. It comes with an unusual set of oiler ports at the bottom bracket and the head tube.

It is equipped with the famous rod-operated first Campagnolo shifting, the so-called Campagnolo Cambio Corsa.

What is rather unique is the size of the frame which is quite large for Italian bikes of this era. The fact that this bike comes without a serial number but with engraved initials (M.C.) under the bottom bracket makes it likely that the frame was built to the special request of someone. It might even have been a team frame since Mario Ciolli was a part of the Frejus Team from 1950 on. Unfortunately the frame has been restored by the previous owner who left only the parts unrestored. Thus some additional information is now gone.

Anyway, this is a piece of cycling history which could enlarge any serious collection and is absolutely good enough to be ridden at historic cycling events.

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Frame & Fork Frejus; Steel frameset
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Cambio Corsa
Headset Magistroni
Crankset Frejus; 170mm; 50t
Bottom Bracket Gnutti
Stem Ambrosio Champion;; 110mm; steel
Stem bar Ambrosio; 42cm; Aluminium
Shifters Campagnolo Cambio Corsa; Due Leve
Brakes Universal Extra
Brake levers Universal
Hubs Campagnolo; Freewheel Regina 14-22
Rims Nisi; 700c tubular
Tires Continental Giro; 700c tubular
Seat post Aluminium
Seat Brooks
Handlebar tape Cotton cloth with shellack coating
Pedal Sheffield
Chain IRIS
Seat Tube (c-t): 60 cm
Top Tube (c-c): 58 cm
Head Tube: 17 cm
Standover: 84 cm
Calculate my size Recommended inseam length: 88.5 cm - 91.5 cm
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