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.
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 subjectto a 15% restocking fee.
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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.
15th January New frames have today been added to most of the frames pages. Stars include a fabulous Barra-Garin welded aluminium frame from the late 1940s, Look KG196 carbon-fibre, 1960s Mercian Superlight, early Bob Jackson 753, Raleigh Ilkeston 753, late 70s Colnago Super, 1980s Chas Roberts fillet-brazed, 1957 Lipscombe, 1930s Macleans and quite a few more.
21st January Uploaded 17 new frames today. They include two NOS JRJs (one a mixte), Baines Flying Gate, 1970s De Rosa, Hetchins Experto Crede curly, Olmo Cambio Corsa, Jack Taylor tourer, Claud Butler track, Mercian King of Mercia, Raleigh Royale tourer, Flying Scot Continental, Specialized Allez Epic carbon, Ellis Briggs International and more. Last Friday I did a big update to the brakes pages. This weekk there will be further updates to small items.
24th January Upgraded the pedals page yesterday with a good number of pedals including Campagnolo Chorus, C-Record, Shimano 105, Lyotard 460D and more.Today Campag gear pagesClassic bars, stems and 25.4mm clamp diameter bars and stems have received substantial updates. There are some rare gems including a Strata Pelissier bar with engraved ferrule, Titan track bars, GB Ventoux engraved bars, Specialized track stem and lots more.
31st January Shimanos gear pages were updated on Tuesday and today I have updated the chainset pages – these include some really nice Campag NR and SR chainsets
6th February Today I have added three track frames… a 1965 Holdsworth Speciallisimo Shop Special, a Mariotas and a Rick Powell. The Mariotas and Holdsworth are both really special. And five Italian road frames– a NOS De Rosa Casanova, a 69.5cm Basso, 1980s Gios Professional, Somec with Columbus MS tubing and a De Rosa from Pozzuoli. They are all worth a look. Earlier today I added more Cinelli stems and also reorganised the page so that it should be easier to find what you require. Earlier in the week I updated several Classic Corner pages – notably hub gears, accessories but small additions to other CC pages too.
12th February Just added lots of really nice Classic Corner stems including Major Taylor adjustable, Cinelli badged, GB Spearpoint, Strata etc
18th February Big update to freewheels pages today plus updates to several Classic Corner pages with fresh brakes, hubs, pedals and more.
19th February Updates to chainsets and brake pages as well as Classic Corner chainsets and seatposts. There's quite a number of classic Reynolds and Accles & Pollocks straight postsincluding one for a Raleigh RRA. And amongst the chainsets there's a lovely Gianni Motta pantographed set and in the Classic Corner a rare TA CriteriumTrack (with the half round BB axle) and a nicely rechromed set of Chater-Lea cranks. And in the brakesets there are some lovely NOS early 1980s Dura-Ace, 600 Arabesque and 105.
24th February Just uploaded some excellent frames including a reall rare Andre Sablière welded aluminium, Merckx in Team Telekom colours, Roy Thame track, 1960s F H Scott, Raleigh Team Pro 753, Gios Super Record and others
25th February Updates to the TA chainrings pages including some lovely 1950s TA Adaptor chainring sets and to the Brakes pages– there's some wonderful brakes, mint Campagnolo Cobalto callipers, excellent Campag SR brake levers, a 1969 Campagnolo Record brakeset in oustanding condition, CLB Compact brakeset, CLB Compact callipers, Shimano Dura-ACE AX callipers and lots more…
4th March Updated the Other Gears pages today – includes some rare 1970s/80s front derailleurs for wide ratio chainwheels – Suntour Cyclone with extensio, Huret Jubilee with sprung piush plate, Huret Success/Duopar with sprung push plate as well standard versions of the Mavic, Cyclone, Jubilee etc Rear gears include a Zeus 2000, Suntour Cyclone, Huret Duopar Eco, Jubilee, Mavic, Simplex etc
5th March Updated Classic Corner Chainsets al all the standard chainset pages today. Includes excellent Chater-Lea set, incredibly rare Magistroni Super Zenith chainset, several Campag Pista sets, a very nice Campag Record set with drilled outer ring, PMP L-shaped chainset, Mavic SSC chainset and SR Royal with drilled black chainrings. And have updated the Cinelli bars page with 18 new pairs of bars.