Paris Path

Fillet brazed single speed with bi-lamination design

Frameset - £1,299.99

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Frame size & colour

Colour
RED FLAM/GOLD

Headset & seat clamp colour

BLACK
SILVER
£1,299.99

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

Paris Cycles started in early 1940s by Harry Rensch, a close friend and neighbour of Monty Young. The lightweight thoroughbred red frames soon became sought after pieces, famous for their continental flair. Condor Cycles recreated what was formerly known as the Tour de France frame, using the original bilamination design. The result is the latest incarnation of Paris by Condor is a handmade lightweight, fillet brazed steel tubing with manganese and vanadium. Laser cut bilaminations and a frame livery with a twist on a retro style icon crafted using modern technology.

Paris Bi lamination design Paris with Fillet Brazing Paris with shot in top eyes
Bi-lamination design
A bi-lamination requires more precision in the manufacturing process than cutting a lug. First, on a flat sheet of steel, a design is cut. It is then manipulated by hand to join both ends together, creating the look of a lug with a join that is lighter. Tubing must be cut and mitred exactly to the curve of the bi-lam before being fitted together. The fit must be perfect otherwise the process must begin again.
Fillet brazed
A laborious technique of joining tubes that produces a smooth finish with almost no weld visible. Brass is built up around two tubes. The frame is then cooled and cleaned using water and a wire brush. Finally the brass is filed down by hand to achieve a flat finish.
Solid top eyes
Where the seat stays meet the top tube, the material is solid metal, which is then brazed to the tubes of the stays. The design creates a stronger join, key for small diameter tubes as used on the Paris. The finish is true to the original 1920s Paris frame design.
Specification
  • Frame Dedacciai SAT 14.5 steel tubing, heat treated for tensile strength
  • Fork Double plate steel fork crown
  • Frame weight 1800g (55cm frame, painted)
  • Fork weight 300g
  • Sizes 49, 52, 55, 58, 61cm
  • Colours Flam Red/Gold

KEY FEATURES

Fillet brazed with laser cut bilamination
Drilling for front and rear brake. For road use a front brake must be fitted

Engraved drop outs and bottom bracket
Top eye seat stays
Hand made to obtain original Paris shape
Available with road or single speed dropouts
Can be fitted with a front and rear brake for road use
Find out more about Paris here

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Bottom bracket: BSA
Seat tube (internal): 27.2mm
Seat tube (external): 28.6mm
Front derailleur attachment: band-on
Headset: 1" threaded
O.L.D.: 120mm

Frame Geometry

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