Updated 2.22.2015    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)


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



The  stable mate to the above chrome bike.


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


Vince Moore 1970s track bike


Eric Fagerholm's #33173

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