Zieleman mountain frame (Late 1980's - Early 1990's)
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Example Model: mountain frame
Brand: Zieleman
Frame Model: Zieleman mountain frame
Category: Mountain Bike
Years: Late 1980's - Early 1990's
Built In: Netherlands
Weight: 
Production: Custom Built
Sold As: Bare Frameset
Material: Steel
Construction: Lugged
Drivetrain: Derailleurs
Wheel Size: 26"
Added By: Elev12K on 02/03/10
Updated By: Elev12K on 05/12/11
ConstructionLuggedBottom BracketEnglish/ISO: 1.370 x 24
Wheel Size26"Brake MountingCantilever studs
Rear DropoutsSeat Stays
Main TubingFork Tubing
Brake BridgeFork Style
Derailleur Cable RoutingUnder Bottom BracketBrake Guides
Fork Crown Style  
General Information

This Zieleman mountian frame shows fluted tubing in front triangle (what manufacturer?). Some frame parts like the bridges between the stays I only recall from seeing on frames of manufacturers with their roots in road bikes.

Fork blades are brazed into a subtle crown/lug.

Geometry is traditional early style MTB. Level top tube. With eyelets on fork and frame the Zieleman is ready for fenders and racks.

I personally know one other Zieleman mountain frame. That one is in the stable of a fellow collector who rescued it out of the hands of a bike-polo kid. 

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Head Badge
Head Badge:Zieleman Headbadge
Badge Type:Metal Attached
Frame Types:Vintage Lightweights
Frame Types:1980's;1990's
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