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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:54 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:46 pm
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hi there . this is my first post just getting into old race bikes. looking for my first one i have seen a ribble 531 i am going to see it tomo
just wanted to ask some advice on what i should look for and what price i should pay , and are these good bikes to start with .....

thanks for any help


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:00 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
retrobike rider / Gold Trader

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Location: Bristle
up to about a couple hundred quid if everything is working well


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:16 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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cce , can i ask are they good bikes


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:18 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
retrobike rider / Gold Trader

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I've got a slightly nicer version, I love it.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:26 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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cce the guy is wanting 230 for it think its a bit much but like the look of bike


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:25 am 
Retro Guru

Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2010 11:07 pm
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Location: brighton
Not the deal of the century but looks in very good nick and if you like it it's probably worth it. You're in the mtb forum, you might get more response in the road forum.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:26 am 
Retro Guru

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Ps. I was intrigued by a Ribble 531 mtb :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:28 am 
Dirt Disciple

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Cheers mate think its a bit dear .


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