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Moots Vamoots S&S Frame - $1,550

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Classic vintage Moots Vamoots S&S Couplers 56/54
Excellent condition.

Size 56. Moots measures to top of seat tube. If measured c-to-c top tube, frame would be 54.
Stack about 560mm; Reach about 370mm

IMO industry changes to road bikes have often not been improvements since this frame was made. One exception is larger tire clearance (this frame made for 23-25c), but other than that I consider all these attributes of this classic Moots to be preferable:
- Welded seat binder
- Level top tube
- Rim brake
- External cable routing
- Threaded bottom bracket
- 1" Headtube
- Can run a single, double, or triple crankset
- hooded dropouts
- 27.2 seatpost

Little bit of cable rub on headtube.
The chainstay lizard skin chainstay protection in photo is not hiding chain suck - there had been some, but it polished out nicely with scotchbrite pad. I can remove the lizard skin if you want to confirm, I just figured next person would want to protect the frame.

Note that the 1" headtube does not prevent you from using a carbon fork. Some options include:
- Wound Up Composites https://woundupcomposites.com/
- Columbus https://www.columbus1919.com/en/portfolio/minimal-en/
- Ritchey https://ritcheylogic.com/bike/forks/comp-carbon-road-fork
- Plenty of Reynolds Ouzo Pro Carbon 1" forks on Ebay for $100

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