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.

I also aim to keep in stock some basic parts for fixed gear and track riding – chainsets with bottom brackets to match, suitable pedals, bars etc

My main stock is lugged or fillet brazed steel frames, tig-welded ones and even aluminium and carbon-fibre frames too if I think they are interesting. And from most periods – as far back as the early 20th century though most of what I sell will be from the 1950s through to the 1980s.

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 subject to a 15% restocking fee.

All enquires are welcome to:

Please include the following information in your enquiry:
Your name...
Item details (full title of item, including number if stated)...
The address to which to post to...
Prefered payment method...

I will then send you an invoice with all the details you need in order to make a payment and complete the sale. I CANNOT take credit or debit cards directly.

ONE FINAL POINT – once I have sent the invoice, the order is only valid for 24 hours unless it is paid or clear arrangements have been agreed. I have had several cases recently where somebody has ordered an item, and paid a week or so later expecting it to be still available.

Most pages list shipping charges on the top right-hand side…

If you're looking for something specific don't forget the search button at the top left hand of every page…

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.



19th October The Track frames both modern and Classic pages have been updated with some rather tasty new frames – 1973 Mercian Super Vigorelli, 1976–7 Woodrup chrome track,1953 Claud Butler World's Championship Sprint, 1966 Pennine, 1970s Poyner and quite a few more. The Classic road frame pages have also been refreshed with some beautiful and unusual frames … 1951 Thanet Silverlight, 1959 Ephgrave No 1, c1939 Baines Ecolite, 1959 Hetchins Vade Mecum curly, 1957 Gillott, 1940s Evelyn Hamilton and lots more.

7th November Eleven bikes have been uploaded to the bikes page today – a good variety to suit differeing tastes, pockets and sizes. They include a 1958 Cinelli Super Corsa, a beautifully original 1939/40 Sheffield Langsett Continental road bike, 1938 R O Harrison, 1986 Colnago Master with 1st generation Campagnolo C-Record, a 1980s Ciocc, a very original 1939 Claud Butler Continental Classique, 1989 Koga Miyata Pro with Shimano Dura-Ace 7400 groupset, a Thanet Silverthan womens, Raleigh RRA and more…

13th November A major update to the crankset and chainset pages, TA & 49D cranks, Campag NR chainsets, Campag Pista chainsets, Shimano 600 Arabesque and Ultegra, Stronglight 99 chainsets, Zeus 2000 chainset, Mavic, Sugino Super Mighty and lots more.

20th November Today I've uploaded a whole lot of new Italian road frames including a Masi 3V, two Tommassinis, 1970s Pela built,De Rosa, Colner & two Alans.

24th November Added a good number of continental frames including a Kessels Merckx, a lo-pro Merckx, an early Merckx, two French Randonneur frames and a rare CMP aluminium French bonded frame.

26th November Thirty fresh modern frames have just been uploaded – they include a lovely 1973 Rondinella, 1974 Condor Italia, two Woodrups, a 1980s Bob Jackson, a Tom Board Tourer, Dave Marsh tourer, T J Cycles Flying Gate Tourer, a rare & beautiful Wester Rossand a stunning Argos 753.

6th December Big reorganisation of the frames pages partly sorted now by size and with sizing information and more information on condition… Big update on wheels coming next followed by lots more parts…

11th December Big wheels update including several pairs of Campag Record large flange hubbed wheels and a lovely pair of 26in lo-pro wheels.

12th December Classic Corner saddles page has been given a serious update includes some excellent Unicanitor saddles – one has an aluminium integral seatpost which is really rather rare.

14th December The saddles pages have been updated with some excellent saddles – a good selection of Brooks plus some really nice other ones – a padded Milremo, excellent 70s Unicanitor, Flite, Colnago plus more

15th December Major updates to Campag 144mm BCD (includes many NOS), Other 144mm BCD, 86mm BCD and TA Adaptor ( a number of track & road sets) pages.

16th December Updated 122mm BCD Stronglight chainrings page – this I think has the best range of 122mm BCD rings you will find anywhere. And at long last updates to the Campag gears pages with some rare rear gears including the first pattern 1965–6 Nuovo Record rear gear – the first one I've had in 30 years, a last pattern Rally rear gear, some excellent Super Record rear gears and lots of Nuovo Record rear gears… Plus lots else.

20th December The chains page was updated yesterday with a good selection of fresh chains and today I have completed a major update to the Classic Corner Pedal page – it includes a beautiful pair of Sheffield Sprint Pista pedals, some BSA, Constrictor and Chater pedals as well as a good selection of Lyotard pedals…

21st December Uploaded many fresh Classic Coner cranksets and chainsets including TA Criterium, Chater- Lea, Williams, FB, Stronglight and lots more


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