Welcome to Hilarystone.com

Hilarystone.com is devoted to older classic and vintage race, road, track, lo-pro, time trial and touring bikes, frames and parts to fit.

I also aim to keep in stock some basic parts for fixed gear and track riding – chainsets with bottom brackets to match, suitable pedals, bars etc

My main stock is lugged or fillet brazed steel frames, tig-welded ones and even aluminium and carbon-fibre frames too if I think they are interesting. And from most periods – as far back as the early 20th century though most of what I sell will be from the 1950s through to the 1980s.

Please note I am not in every day of the week; there will be times when I am away buying stock. I will endeavour to contact within 48 hours of your enquiry.

FOR HOW TO BUY PLEASE click on the Contact page (and read it!) which explains how our business is run, payment methods, shipping and importantly our conditions of sale. Please note items returned under the Distance Selling Regulations which are not faulty or damaged will be subject to a 15% restocking fee.

All enquires are welcome to:

Please include the following information in your enquiry:
Your name...
Item details (full title of item, including number if stated)...
The address to which to post to...
Prefered payment method...

I will then send you an invoice with all the details you need in order to make a payment and complete the sale. I CANNOT take credit or debit cards directly.

ONE FINAL POINT – once I have sent the invoice, the order is only valid for 24 hours unless it is paid or clear arrangements have been agreed. I have had several cases recently where somebody has ordered an item, and paid a week or so later expecting it to be still available.

Most pages list shipping charges on the top right-hand side…

If you're looking for something specific don't forget the search button at the top left hand of every page…

PLEASE NOTE that I can only value bicycles, frames or parts if photos are sent by email; there is a charge of £12. I can also research bikes and their makers – there is a minimum charge of £20 for this.

I am always keen to buy new stock – bicycles, frames or parts of the type on this website ie older classic racing and lightweight but NOT roadsters, shoppers or carrier bikes. Please contact me via email in the first instance.



24th November Added a good number of continental frames including a Kessels Merckx, a lo-pro Merckx, an early Merckx, two French Randonneur frames and a rare CMP aluminium French bonded frame.

26th November Thirty fresh modern frames have just been uploaded – they include a lovely 1973 Rondinella, 1974 Condor Italia, two Woodrups, a 1980s Bob Jackson, a Tom Board Tourer, Dave Marsh tourer, T J Cycles Flying Gate Tourer, a rare & beautiful Wester Rossand a stunning Argos 753.

6th December Big reorganisation of the frames pages partly sorted now by size and with sizing information and more information on condition… Big update on wheels coming next followed by lots more parts…

11th December Big wheels update including several pairs of Campag Record large flange hubbed wheels and a lovely pair of 26in lo-pro wheels.

12th December Classic Corner saddles page has been given a serious update includes some excellent Unicanitor saddles – one has an aluminium integral seatpost which is really rather rare.

14th December The saddles pages have been updated with some excellent saddles – a good selection of Brooks plus some really nice other ones – a padded Milremo, excellent 70s Unicanitor, Flite, Colnago plus more

15th December Major updates to Campag 144mm BCD (includes many NOS), Other 144mm BCD, 86mm BCD and TA Adaptor ( a number of track & road sets) pages.

16th December Updated 122mm BCD Stronglight chainrings page – this I think has the best range of 122mm BCD rings you will find anywhere. And at long last updates to the Campag gears pages with some rare rear gears including the first pattern 1965–6 Nuovo Record rear gear – the first one I've had in 30 years, a last pattern Rally rear gear, some excellent Super Record rear gears and lots of Nuovo Record rear gears… Plus lots else.

20th December The chains page was updated yesterday with a good selection of fresh chains and today I have completed a major update to the Classic Corner Pedal page – it includes a beautiful pair of Sheffield Sprint Pista pedals, some BSA, Constrictor and Chater pedals as well as a good selection of Lyotard pedals…

21st December Uploaded many fresh Classic Corner cranksets and chainsets including TA Criterium, Chater- Lea, Williams, FB, Stronglight and lots more.

22nd December 27.2, 27.0 and 26.8mm seatpost pages have received a substantial update as well TA Single rings page.

23rd December Huge upload today to the Books and Catalogue pages – rare Moulton F frame book, Tony Oliver's Touring Bikes, Raleigh history, Peugeot history, Campag No16 catalogue, Sturmey Master catalogue from 1956, Var tools, large collection 1960s/70s Claud Butle & Holdsworth, Peugeot plus much more…

24th December Uploaded some new track and Classic track frames today – in particular there's a stunning Holdsworth Cyclone De-Luxe and a lovely Claud Butler Olympic Sprint Bilaminated… Two of the track frames – a Sirius and a Flying Scot are really small…

1st January Huge update on Classic road frames – 28 new ones including a gorgeous 1967 Johnny Berry, 1949 Holdsworth Cyclone De Luxe in original paint, 1937 Worrall with Osgear dropouts, a beautifully restored Palace Special, a similarily restored Hobbs Roadweight, fancy lugged E G Bates, Claud Butler Saxon TT road, Claud Butler Cycle Polo and many, many more…

3rd January Updated and developed the chainring pages today – 110mm, 130mm, 135mm, TA Cyclotourist, TA Other page, 3-arm chainings were all substantially updated. Many new rings and more to follow in the next week or so. There are some rare & unusual Zeus, Campag Record triple inner, TA Randonneur, TA 3-arm, 130 and 135mm track 1/8in rings, 1970s black Dura-Ace and lots more… And I have uploaded a massive number of fresh Classic Corner chainrings including a stunning BSA inch pitch.

21st January Updated all the pedal pages – an excellent selection of Campag pedals, TA pedals, Rino aero, Lyotard MB23 platform, Ofmega aero and lots more


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