Paris Galibier

Truly timeless and an instantly recognisable classic

Frameset - £2,499.99

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What's included?

Frame    Fork    Headset    Seat clamp    Headset spacers

Your frameset will arrive fully prepared and ready to build with the forks and headset fitted and the fork steerer left uncut. If you have any special requirements please let us know in the order notes. 

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Handmade in Italy

Truly timeless and an instantly recognisable classic, the Galibier packs charisma and a tenacious ride quality. Like its namesake mountain, the Col du Galibier, the Galiber bicycle is steeped in folklore. Introduced by Harry Rensch in 1947, the unique frame design caused a stir amongst post-war racing cyclists. It screamed continental flair and packed a punch with a shape created to eliminate whip, making acceleration and handling better. Our modern Galibier is a perfect reconstruction of one of the most iconic British framesets. The quality of the tubing improves upon Rensch's original selection, but the quirky design remains. Constructed from triple-butted, heat treated steel, the specialist tubes are made exclusively by Columbus for Condor. The high grade steel tubeset is accompanied by dropouts and fork crown that are stronger and lighter than the 1940s version, whilst the bi-laminations are now laser cut for precision detail.

Laser-cut bilamination design Heat treated steel Traditional fork crown
A flat sheet of metal is cut by laser into the iconic Paris pattern. The metal is then formed by our craftsmen to sit exactly onto the tube and is fillet brazed into place. A bi-lam is stronger than a lug, as well as lighter. All of our triple-butted steel tubes are heat treated. Heat treated metal raises the yield strength for the entire tube, increasing dent and impact resistance. This enables the tube to be made with less material, creating a lighter frame. The elegant fork with scalloped detailing and traditional curved design. Made from high quality steel with stamp Condor logo in the dropouts.
  • Frame Columbus SLX (except for twin top tubes)
  • Fork Double plate steel fork crown
  • Frame weight 2280g (55cm frame, painted)
  • Fork weight 700g
  • Sizes 49, 52, 55, 58, 61cm
  • Colours Navy Blue/White


Twin top tube design
Fillet brazed with laser cut-bi-laminations
Cast dropouts and bottom bracket
Solid point top eyes for stiffness
Twin plated fork crown
Scalloped fork crown detailing



Bottom bracket: BSA
Seat tube (internal): 27.2mm
Seat tube (external - seat post clamp): 31.8mm
Seat tube (external - front mech clamp): 34.9mm
Front derailleur attachment: band-on
Headset: 1" threaded
O.L.D.: 130mm

Frame Geometry


A comprehensive fitting is included when you purchase a new Condor frame or bicycle so that it is comfortable from the moment you get on.

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Not sure what model, type of bicycle or components you want? During the consultation, we'll talk through every aspect of the build with you to arrive at your dream bike. We are here to offer support and advise every step of the way.

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