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PostPosted: Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:47 pm 
North Wales AEC / OWMTBC 2010 Champion
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I love that top 8)

Well got my Tufftrax and i am quite chuffed with it! Here's a pic, i thought i'd go for Quadras on this, colours and period suit and have a pretty decent set lying about. Don't ask about the quick release, i know and it was not me!

Just need a 220mm Mag / Quadra steerer!!

Interesting to note, this was sold as a '93 frame, but look, no rear noodle but a canti stop same as the '92 bikes. Also interesting to note, my old '92 Tufftrax had the same cable routing as this and not like the '92 catalogue which shows it as internal. So i'm guessing this is a late '92 bike sold as a '93while the early '92s had internal cable routing :?


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My love of early Saracens has now spread from bikes into my choice of clothing.
Picked this up on ebay earlier this week. Virtually unworn and as seen on the cover of the 1992 Saracen catalogue.

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With a bit of luck it'll be too big for you :lol: any news on the frame yet? :wink:


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National & North West AEC
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Sidewinder:
The top fits like a glove, not literally obviously as it would be a glove.

Regarding your frame; I had a call from the powdercoaters today to let me know it's ready. I'll pick it up tomorrow if I get a chance.
There will be a RAL 5015 blue e-stay on this thread soon...

Easy_Rider:
That frame looks fantastic and I'm glad you got your hands on it. The colour and finish look immaculate. Looking forward to seeing it built up and hopefully on an NWA ride soon.

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Am picking a frame up in Lymm on saturday so if its convenient might try to arrange to meet up somewhere and kill 2 birds so to speak :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:36 pm 
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Easy_Rider

Glad you like the frame, checking the add from when I bought it he had owned it from new and bought it in 1992!

This is what it looked like before I stripped it for the components!

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North Wales AEC / OWMTBC 2010 Champion
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Easy_Rider

Glad you like the frame, checking the add from when I bought it he had owned it from new and bought it in 1992!

This is what it looked like before I stripped it for the components!


Funny how things go around, I was offered that bike here on RB a while ago, and for one reason or another the sale didn't happen. I was watching it too on the bay, but was skint so didn't have a punt.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:01 pm 
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For all you early Saracen lovers , I'm selling mine

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :MESELX:IT


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is this anything special? it belongs to a friend of mine who moved to oz a few months ago, not sure if he took it with him or if he left it lying around here somewhere but if it's around here somewhere i'm tempted to make an offer for it, i'm not sure if he knows it may be worth anything. He also has a very strange retro raleigh frame

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The bike won't be worth a fortune but that picture is a bit special. :lol:


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hahaha yeah definitely :P just wondering if it would be anything decent really


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