Re: [CR]Mystery eBay frame

(Example: Production Builders:Frejus)

Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 18:49:54 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
Subject: Re: [CR]Mystery eBay frame
References: <> <009a01c5bca8$6d34ed80$2f01a8c0@bikes>
In-Reply-To: <009a01c5bca8$6d34ed80$2f01a8c0@bikes>

John T.Pergolizzi wrote:
> Tom Adams asked:
> "Here we have another lost soul in the bicycle world; it looks like a
> quality frame whose identity is lost in the sands of time. I especially
> liked the nice borderless joint between the rear drops and chainstays. Can
> anyone venture a guess on the identity of this frame?"
> true
> IMHO; Proteus "home made" special. Or similar. Good effort.

That's my guess as well. The brazing looks clean enough, but the dropout attachment strikes me as fairly crude. It almost appears that the stays weren't even slotted; just the tabs on the dropouts inserted and brazed into place.

John (
Appleton WI USA