COLUMBUS
Frame tubing

A gallery of frame decals

Updated 10.21.2004

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Very early foil type "sticker"
(Sorry, not a great scan!)
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The next version that was typical into the late 1960s and very early 1970s...
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This decal was prevalent
in the 1980s..
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The replacement decal
for repainted frames..
SLXdecal.jpg (68391 bytes)
The next big change..

"rifled" main tubes similar to the reinforcement in the famous Columbus fork steerers...
MSdecal.jpg (82069 bytes)
The "Multi-Shape" tube set
in which every frame tube was of a different shape!
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The now discontinued
Stainless Steel "METAX"

Chart of tubing
models & weights,

circa mid 1980s
(click for pdf file)
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Hardly "Classic,"
but bizarrely interesting!
The radical new Aluminum
bottom bracket shell.
Tubing chart,
circa 1989
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