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 Post subject: What is this bike?
PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 10:24 pm 

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Can anybody help me to identify my bike? It is in a very used condition but I am thinking of trying to restore it. I wanted an idea of what it originally may have looked like so would love to know what model it is.

I'm sure it is a Dawes 500 Cr-Mo, Reynolds build. It has some quite ornate detail on the frame. Does anybody know what model this is?

Photos below.

Many thanks in advance.

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 Post subject: Re: What is this bike?
PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 8:30 am 
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Location: Sheffield
Looks early 80s. Could be a Fox -- does it not say anything on the top tube?
See viewtopic.php?f=12&t=133681
I used to have a Fox frame, and I'm pretty sure it was Reynolds 500 (and it was that colour).

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