Re: [CR]Franklin bicycles

Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2005 09:18:58 -0400
From: "David G. White" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Franklin bicycles
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It's hard to tell from the photos, but it may be from Franklin Frames of Ohio.

The builder is Jack Trumbal, (740-763-3838) in Newark, OH. A one-man operation. He began building frames in the late 70s. Very nicely done frames. I believe he qualifies as a KOF.


David G. White Burlington, VT

Ted E. Baer wrote:
>Anyone know anything about the Franklin marque?
>There's one on eBay--7166945740.
>The frame looks pretty cool. And the paint scheme has
>somewhat of an old classy British look to it.
>I like the black tyres--gives it a "stealthy" look.
>Searched the archives and found one post re a guy by
>the name of Jack Franklin but not much else.
>Ted E. Baer
>Drinking my prune juice right now; it keeps me
>Palo Alto, CA