Love this frame — we hope to own one someday.
Vintage Look Bernard Hinault Equipe 56cm steel frame fork English BB Reynolds 753 Cinelli
The frame has been in storage. The frame set as shown weighs 5 pounds 11 ounces (2.6 kg). Serial number is B45 S45.
Review of condition
The rear triangle is 4.0 mm left of center (the width of three pennies). There is a 10 mm x 60 mm area of corrosion on the drive side top tube. There is corrosion around the cable guides on the top tube. There is wear on the inside and outside surfaces of the chain stays. There is wear on the head tube. There is wear and corrosion on the bottom of the bottom bracket. There is corrosion around the water bottle mounts. There is wear on the drop outs. The seat collar bolt is missing.
Model: Bernard Hinault Equipe
Model year: Mid 1980s
Size: 56.0 cm
Color: La Vie Claire panels on metallic off white
Frame material: steel Reynolds 753
Frame serial number: B45 S45
Fork material: steel
Steer tube diameter: 1 inch to 1 inch
Design: horizontal top tube
Wheel size: 700c
Frame and Wheel rating: Good condition
Following measurements are by Frame and Wheel
Total weight: 2.6 kg / 5 pounds 11 ounces
Center of BB to top edge of seat tube: 56.0 cm (c-t)
Effective top tube length: 54.0 cm (c-c)
Head tube length: 13.5 cm
Bottom bracket: English
Cane Creek Standardized Headset Identification System (SHIS): EC30/25.4 EC30/26
Headset: Ritchey Logic
Drop outs: vertical
Rear derailleur hanger: non replaceable
Front derailleur hanger: clamp-on
Rear fork spacing: 130 mm
Postscript: this auction closed at $810 (USD).