Updated 12.5.2014    Click on images for larger view

     Frejus (alternatively written Freyus) was founded in 1896 in Torino by Emmo Ghelfi and still run by him in 1946. The brand was later acquired by Emilio Bozzi and co-produced in Milan with his Legnano and Woolsit brands. Here is his business card. By the early 1980s, the brand license was obtained by Bianchi and in 1988 a new usage of Legnano took place in a Bianchi financed team, starring Maurizio Fondriest. 

1973 advertisement
courtesy Norm Helman

Serial number Registry
An informal gathering of serial numbers to help establish approximate manufacturing dates.

Brochures from 1950 & 1951
Courtesy Norman Helman

  

Ercole Bandini
riding Frejus, 1960


David Beck's 1933 #11475 


               
           
           
         
              
              
              
            
         

Jan  Klimeš  Cambio Corsa equipped Frejus #015215

                                

Steve Agin's 1969 Frejus  #1897L

 
        
     

Mick Smith's serial #019754

       
           

Serial no. 95103

              
                                 
             

Henry Cox's Frejus track bike serial  #77945 (mid 1950s?)

     

1961 mod. Torino serial # 97561 owned by Joel Schwartz

Examples of 1960s and 70s Frejus...

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The web master's 1968 road bike
(no serial number on it)

Norris Wynn's #31645

     

Tom Urushitani bought this bike, #31667, new in 1971

      

        

City bike from the 1960s~70s
( No serial number found)

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Early 1970s Frejus is an unusual brown color
(as seen at auction on eBay)

         
         
        

1972-3 Frejus, ala' Legnano
(no serial number)

Karen Rawls early 1970s Frejus

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This track frame set was at auction in 2002 on eBay..

                  

A beautiful full chrome road bike from the 1960s

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The  stable mate to the above chrome bike.

         

"Baby" Frejus track bike with heavy patina , photos courtesy Clayton Coffelt.

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Vince Moore 1970s track bike

             
             

Eric Fagerholm's #33173

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