Well, I think I have only seen 2 or 3 Silk Hope~ McLean frames for sale through the shop in the last 20 years, yet this season this is the 3rd...
Serial number M05030 (finished May 3rd, 1980.) An extremely elegant frame, built in one-man shop by McLean Fonvielle in Saxahawapaw, NC (look at the pics!)
Reynolds 531 DB throughout, domed stay & fork ends
Cinelli CS lugs (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Cinelli/cinelli_cs_lugs.htm)
Cinelli SCM investment cast bb shell (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Cinelli/cinelli_bbkts.htm)
Cinelli MR investment fork crown ( http://www.classicrendezvous.com/
? Dimensions: 58.5 center-to-center seat tube (60 CM c-to-top) 56.5 CM top tube 41.5 CM chain stays 60 CM front center (no toe clip overlap) 4.5 CM fork offset 16 CM head tube 120 mm rear spacing estimated 73.5 head angle, 73 seat angle, 68 mm drop Built for 700c wheels, non-recessed (hex nuts) brake bolts 27.2 seat post
Cosmetics: DuPont Imron light rose gray metallic (medium dark gray with a hint of warmth) Genuine Reynolds decal set.
Please view the pictures here:? http://www.classicrendezvous.com/
Price: For CR members $899. + shipping
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