Gary Klein was one of the first modern builders to use oversized aluminum tubing in bike construction. He made the first of his revolutionary frames while still a student at M.I.T.
Klein frames are no longer produced, the last ones were made in 2009.
61 cm Klein Stage Comp complete bicycle. Used, $950. Probably produced in 1997 or 1998.
This bike has a 61 cm seat tube and a 58.5 cm top tube.
Please note the special rear-entry track type rear dropouts (detail photo is below).
The bike is built with 8-speed Shimano 103 with a triple front chainring.
The complete bike, built with Shimano 105 triple to handle any hill. Light and stiff, a hard combination to do in a big bike.
The Klein Stage Comp from the front
The Klein Stage Comp's special rear dropout
Detail photo showing Klein Gradient tubing decal and triple crank