Classic Bikes

We love new bikes and enjoy the benefits of new technology, but our passion is for steel-framed European racing bikes from the 1970s to the 1990s and vintage cruisers. We carry a range of built classic bikes and classic bike frames. We also repair classic bikes. We specialize in Campagnolo components and have a small collection of vintage components in stock or we can help you with a parts search.

Below, see what’s new, classic framesets, and classic bikes. Please come by and take a look or, better yet, bring your classic bike by. We would love to see it.

CLASSIC BIKES FOR SALE AT BURLINGAME BIKES

      Scroll down for CLASSIC FRAMESETS

      followed by CLASSIC CRUISERS and SCHWINNS


CLASSIC ROAD BIKES:

Bob Jackson Professional. (For Sale)  Sold new in 1991. Reynolds 531 tubing with very pretty yellow pin-striped lug lining, Campy Athena 7-speed groupset, Campy Syncro 2 shifters, Modolo bar and stem, Athena hubs with Mavic MA-2 clincher rims. This is a very well maintained bike in amazing condition. 57.5cm seat tube, 56cm top tube (center to center).

c2000 Carrera. (For Sale)  Columbus Brain tubing. Campy Daytona 10-speed drive train with Centaur brakes. Campy hubs on Mavic CXP21 rims. Original Carrera saddle. 57cm seat tube; 57cm top tube (center to center).

 

1983 Bianchi Specialissima Superleggera. (FOR SALE)  Campagnolo Super Record components. Celeste with companion Bianchi SILCA Impero pump with Campy head. Record hubs with Regina clincher rims. Great pantographing. 56cm seat tube; 56cm top tube (center to center).

 

2004 Opera Palladio (by Pinarello).  (FOR SALE)  Titanium frame with a carbon fork and carbon seat stays. Full Campagnolo Chorus 10-speed gruppo. Triple crank for great climbing. Chris King head set. Ksyrium SL wheels. This is a beautiful bike! 51cm seat tube; 53.5cm top tube (center to center).

1986/87 Guerciotti Ten Speed Drive Team Bike. (FOR SALE)  Imported from Italy by Campagnolo for use by the Ten Speed Drive team. Columbus SLX tubing. C-Record components with Cobalto brakes. Very good condition.  57cm seat tube; 56cm top tube (center to center).

Guerciotti Guerciotti Colbalto

1998 Eddy Merckx Strada OS.  (FOR SALE)  Campagnolo 10-speed gruppo. All Chorus except Centaur compact crank and front derailleur. Record hubs with Ambrosio Excellence rims. Columbus Brain Tubing. 51cm seat tube, 53cm top tube (center to center).

Eddy Merckx Strada OS Eddy Merckx Strada OS frame closeup

Late 1980s Rossin RLX. (FOR SALE)  Columbus SLX tubing. C-Record Delta gruppo. Very good condition.  56cm seat tube; 56cm top tube (center to center).

Rossin Rossin Delta Brakes (2)

c2000 Ciocc Silver Shadow. (FOR SALE)  Deda 16.5 steel tubing with carbon fork and seat stay.  Campagnolo Chorus 10-speed gruppo. Campagnolo Zonda G4 wheels with Vittoria Open Corsa Evo-CX tires. Excellent condition. 53cm seat tube; 55cm top tube (center to center).

Ciocc Ciocc Frame

1976-78 Graftek by Exxon.  (FOR SALE)  Very early carbon fiber bike built by Exxon Corporation. Carbon fiber tubes and stays. Polished stainless steel lugs. Campy components. Ambrosia 19 Extra Elite wheels. 53cm seat tube; 57cm top tube (center to center).

 

1980 Basso. (FOR SALE)  Columbus SL tubing. Chrome lugs. Chrome Columbus fork. Shimano 600 gruppo except Shimano Sora integrated shifters. 53cm seat tube, 53.5 top tube (center to center).

Basso Basso Chrome Columbus Fork

1982 Colnago Super Profil. (FOR SALE)  Columbus SL “crimped” tubing. Nuovo Record and Super Record components. Very good condition. 61cm seat tube; 58.5cm top tube (center to center).

Colnago Mexico Colnago Detail

1996 Eddy Merckx Titanium EX Pro. (FOR SALE)  Titanium Tubing. Campy Record Titanium 9 speed gruppo. Designed by Eddy Merckx. Built in the USA by Litespeed. Mavic CXP30 rims on Campy Record hubs. Very good condition. 57cm seat tube; 56cm top tube (center to center).

Eddy Merckx Titanium EX  Eddy Merckx Seattube and Wheel

1980s Bianch Specialissima. (FOR SALE)  Campy Super Record. Columbus SLX Tubing. 53.5cm seat tube; 54cm top tube (center to center).

Bianchi Specialissima Frame Close Up Bianchi Specialisma

2000 Bianchi XL EV2. (FOR SALE)  Campy Record 10-speed gruppo. 16.5 pounds. A la Marco Pantani. 53cm seat tube; 55cm top tube (center to center).

Bianchi XL EV2 Bianchi XL EV2 Front

c1982 Pinarello. (FOR SALE)  Campy Nuovo Record. Columbus SL tubing. 50cm seat tube; 52cm top tube (center to center). Available as complete bike or frameset only.

Pinarello Trevisio Pinarello Trevisio Seat Tube

c1984 Grandis. (FOR SALE)  Campagnolo Super Record. 54.5cm seat tube; 54cm top tube (center to center). Available as complete bike or frameset only.

Grandis Grandis Frame CloseUp Grandis Downtube

1994 KHS Aero Comp.  (FOR SALE)  Classic time trial bike designed by Zinn, Hed and Boone. Shimano 105.

KHS 16 ZH2B Aero Comp Time Trial Bike 980 KHS 17 ZH2B Aero Comp Frame Close Up 980

Early 2000s Inter Pro Team SL. (FOR SALE)  Carbon with Scandium head tube and seat tube in nearly new condition. Brand new 2016 Shimano Tiagra gruppo, with compact crank, 10-speed. Built in Korea by Keirin race bike builder Inter Pro. 54cm seat tube (center to center).

Inter Pro

c1982 Huffy Aerowind. (FOR SALE) “Aerodynamically designed frames and components.” Aero frame in Persian Sand. Shimano Adamas AX aero components. 51cm seat tube; 57cm top tube (center to center).

  

Leontien van Moorsel’s Personal Bike (NFS). This Batavus AMEV Professional team bike with Campagnolo C-Record Delta gruppo was ridden by Leontien van Moorsel, winner of 10 World Championships and four Olympic Gold Medals on the road and track between 1990 and 2004. The photo behind the bike shows van Moorsel in her World Champion stripes holding her team bike.

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Batavus Leontien v Moorsel sig 980


CLASSIC FRAMESETS:

c2002 Colnago Tecnos 2000 Art Decor Competition. (FOR SALE)  Colnago’s lightest steel frame. Rabobank team colors. 54.5cm seat tube; 54.5cm top tube (center to center).

1992/93 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra. (For Sale) Believed to be Reynolds 753 tubing. Chrome lugs. Number plate hanger. 58.5x56cm (center to center).

Eddy Merckx corsa Extra Frameset Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Heat Top and Down Tubes

1980s Gianni Motta Personal 2001R. (FOR SALE)  Hand-painted Columbus SL tubing. 55x56cm (center to center).

Gianni Motta Head Top and Down Tubes Gianni Motta Top and Seat Tubes

1988-90 Ciocc. (FOR SALE) Columbus SL tubing. 54cm seat tube; 54.5cm top tube (center to center).

1983 Saronni. (FOR SALE)  Made by Colnago in honor of Giuseppe “Bepe” Saronni winning the 1982 World Championship. 54cm seat tube x55cm top tube (center to center).

Saronni by colnago Frameset    Saronni Seattube and Seat Stay


CLASSIC CRUISERS AND SCHWINNS:

Classic Cruisers(FOR SALE)  From left to right: 1965 Schwinn Hollywood in radiant blue; matched set of his-and-hers 1975 Schwinn Suburban 5-speeds in burgundy mist; 1974 Schwinn Suburban 10-speed in opaque blue; and one each 1966 and 1967 Schwinn Collegiate 5-speeds in radiant copper. At the far right: a 1958 Goodyear Hi-Way Patrol made by Columbia with tank, working bell in the tank, and fender mounted headlight; and a c1949 Hawthorne with an awesome patina, tank, and new drive train.

(Believed to be) 1949 Hawthorne. (FOR SALE)  Awesome patina. New wheels and drive train. Original wheels and skip-tooth chain drive train is also available.

1976 Schwinn Varsity Bicentennial Special Edition. (FOR SALE)  Never ridden! Bought new in 1976, driven home, and hung in the garage. 10-speed. 100% original, including original paint, tires, brake pads, cable housing, etc. 23″.

  

1974 Schwinn Suburban. (FOR SALE)  10-speed.All original, including paint, tires, brake pads, cable housing, wheels, pedals, and saddle. Opaque Blue. Made in Chicago. Nearly new condition. 20” seat tube (center to center).

Schwinn Suburban Schwinn Suburban Left Side Downtube and Fork

1958 Goodyear Hi-Way Patrol. (FOR SALE)  Built by Columbia. It has a nice patina on original paint. One very cool feature is the bell built into the tank.

Goodyear HiWay Patrol White 5x8

B.F. Goodrich Co-Ed by Schwinn. (FOR SALE) 

  


BIKES WE HAVE KNOWN AND LOVED

(These bikes have been sold and are no longer in our shop)

1988 Battaglin World Champion ’87. Columbus SLX tubing with number plate hanger. The same model Steven Roche rode to win the Tour, Giro, and World Championship in 1987. 57x57cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Our Battaglin was shipped to Switzerland to be rebuilt for Erich Machler. Machler won Milan-San Remo in 1987 riding a Battaglin for the Carrera team. He wore the yellow jersey in the 1987 Tour de France for six days. Machler’s team-mate Steven Roche won the Tour that year. Here are photos of the frameset and of a Burlingame Bikes hat in Switzerland perched atop the Milan-San Remo trophy Machler won in 1987. Click here for a video of Machler winning Milano-San Remo in 1987.

Battaglin Frameset Burlingame Bikes on San Remo Trophy 6x8

1987 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra. Beautiful raspberry Columbus SLX tubing. Complete first generation Campy Chorus gruppo. 54cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

c2002 Colnago Master LUX team Mapei.  Beautiful Columbus Gilco steel tubing. Campy Chorus 9-speed group with a compact crank. 55.5cm seat tube; 55cm top tube (center to center). (Sorry, no longer available.)

1997-2001 Colnago C40.  Very nice all-carbon fiber bike with Campy Record components (Chorus front derailleur).  Rabobank team colors. 55cm seat tube; 55cm top tube (center to center). (Sorry, no longer available.)

 

 

1998 Eddy Merckx MX-Leader. Columbus MXL tubing. Chris King head set. 53x54cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Eddy Merckx MX Leader Frameset EM MX Leader Head Tube

1980s Atkinson. Hand-built by Ernie Atkinson in Astoria, OR . Columbus SLX tubing, mostly Campagnolo Super Record components, Super Record hubs, Ambrosio Excellence rims, San Marco Regal saddle. Awesome three-color fade paint job. Nearly new condition. 54x55cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Atkinson

c1984 Tommasini Prestige. Campagnolo Super Record. 55x55cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Tommasini Tommasini Frame Close Up 293x150 Tommasini Downtube

Late 1980s Pogliaghi.  Campy Super Record. Columbus SL tubing. 48cm seat tube; 51cm top tube (center to center).  (Sorry, no longer available.)

Pogliaghi Pogliaghi Frame Close Up

 c 1985 Gios Compact.  Campagnolo Super Record. 52cm seat tube; 52cm top tube (center to center). (Sorry, no longer available.)

Gios Compact Gios Frame CloseUp Gios Fork Crown

1999 Serotta CSI. Beautiful gold Colorado Concept flared tubing. Shimano Ultegra 10-speed group with triple crank. Chris King head set. Made in the USA. 52cm seat tube; 53cm top tube (center to center). (Sorry, no longer available.)

1985 Eddy Merckx Professional. (FOR SALE)  Professional race bike with number hanger. Columbus SL tubing. All Super Record components. Very good condition.  55cm seat tube; 55cm top tube (center to center). (Sorry, no longer available.)

Eddy Merckx Professional

Colnago Cross. Scandium tubing. Carbon Fork. Shimano Ultegra 10-speed. Mavic Ksyrium wheels. Fizik Aliante saddle. (Sorry, no longer available.)

1992 Waterford 1200.  Reynolds 753 tubing. Stainless dropouts. Shimano 600 headset. Candy Apple Red. Made in USA. Brand new 2013 Shimano Ultegra 10-speed gruppo, new Shimano RS30 wheels and hubs, Cinelli bar and stem. 58x57cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Waterford Waterford Rear Der

Classic Schwinn Cruiser.  Very nice condition with tank, front fender-mounted headlight, springer fork. (Sorry, no longer available.)

c1992 Basso Astra. Columbus EL tubing. 58×57.5cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Basso Astra Frameset Basso Astra Columbus EL

1992 Comotion Espresso.  Glenn rode this frame with a Campy Centaur gruppo for several years. Warren bought the frame, had it painted a dark purple, and brought it back to us for Marc to build as a fixie. Warren chose an array of black components to complete a beautiful, yet mean-looking all-season bike. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Warrens Comotion Fixie Warren w Comotion

1992 Colnago Master PIU Décor. Columbus “Gilco” tubing. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Colnago Master PIU Decor Frameset  Colnago Master PIU frame Top and Down tubes

1999 Giordana XL-Eco. Beautiful maroon and silver lugged steel tubing frameset. Built in Italy.  (Sorry, no longer available.)

Giordana Frameset   Giordana Frameset Seat Tube

1999 Eddy Merckx Arcobaleno. Columbus Brain tubing. Campy gruppo. (Sorry, no longer available.)

2009 Merckx Arcobaleno012 2009 Merckx Arcobaleno008

c1981 Viner Special Professional. Campagnolo Nuovo Record. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Viner Viner Frame Closeup

c2001 Seven Cycles Odonato. Titanium and carbon frame. Campy Super Record 11-speed. 56cm. (Sorry, no longer available.)

1992 Georgena Terry Classic. Beautiful steel framed bike designed by Georgena Terry and built in Japan by Nomura. Both wheels are 700c. 56cm seat tube, 54cm top tube (center to center). Georgena Terry was one of the first to build racing style bikes with geometry designed for women. (Sorry, no longer available.)

Georgena Terry Frame 980 Georgena Terry 980

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