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PostPosted: Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:21 pm 
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Hi guys just been given my first road bike...needs work but i dont know the year of it, its Dawes Lightning.

Heres a pic any ideas.

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I will be restoring it and maybe modernising a little too.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:48 am 
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two-tone silver/grey?
id say late seventies /early eighties.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:54 am 
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Check the alloy bits as they have dates stamped on them.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:17 pm 
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Its more

Emailed Dawes but there records only go back to 1996.

Two tone blue a light and darker blue.

Cheers
Steve


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:48 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
Check the alloy bits as they have dates stamped on them.


the hubs are a give away


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