Frame Identification

#1

I was sold this track frame as an Orlowski. I’ve contacted Orlowski for information and they have said it’s not their frame. Just wondering if anyone could help i.d the frame.

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#2

^ Is that this? http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/east-melbourne/bicycles/eddy-merckx-and-orlowski-frames-wheel-sets-drop-bars/1134089997?utm_source=criteo&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=LF-bicycles

Slow day at work so I started snooping around the internet to see if I could find a bottom bracket cutout like that.

Didn’t find a whole lot, but this (alleged) Orlowski has the similar two diagonal lines: https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/274130/

Interesting that yours appears to be off centre with the added central hole.

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#3

Cheers for having a look and not saying McBain. It is that frame off Gumtree, I guess it was sold to him as an Orlowski as well.

That bb on the LFGSS frame is so close, I might just call it an Orlowski and be done with it. I’ve also searched for that little bridge with the ‘m’ or ‘w’ but to no avail.

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#4

That BB shell looks like an unmodified cheap casting that I’ve come across. The M/W and cutouts probably weren’t added by the builder

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#5

Gotcha. So it’s a Reid.

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#6

Paint it like the Orlwoski in the LFGSS thread and call it that.

When you sell it, punters will find the LFGSS thread (and hopefully not this one) and you are good to go.

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#7

Hello mates

Got another track byk and need help identifying it. The F Moser stickers are an afterthought.


Loose chain is a fast chain

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#8

^ Alu?

Didn’t realise those cantilevered dropouts were not exclusive to Cannondale.

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#9

ftfy

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#10

Does make for a smaller and stiffer(?) rear triangle I guess

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#11

That is sick

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#12

Smaller is always stiffer

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#13

So. Hard. To. Resist… ‘that’s defs not what she said’ response

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#14

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#15

Hello everybody. Got another frame that I was wondering about. Stickered as a Beasley but did someone else build his frames?
Cinelli stamped lugs and a road bb shell. Campy dropouts and I forgot to check the seat post size.

https://i.imgur.com/PUMWSZz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rjiGLFF.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/6KPoVAW.jpg

(Sorry, I forget how to post photos)

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