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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.  

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. 

FREJUS 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

Catalog sheet

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David Beck's 1933 #11475 

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


Jan  Klimeš  Cambio Corsa equipped Frejus #015215

Steve Agin's 1969 Frejus  #1897L

Mick Smith's serial #019754

 mod. Torino serial # 97561
 owned by Joel Schwartz

Examples of 1960s and 70s

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Full chrome road bike from the 1960s (eBay)



The  stable mate to the above chrome bike.


Serial no. 95103

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

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

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

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

Tom Urushitani bought this  #31667 new in 1971

Karen Rawls early 1970s Frejus

Norris Wynn's #31645


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

Vince Moore's 1970s track bike

Eric Fagerholm's #33173

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