in my third 'retro classic' bike. It all started at Easter when I came across a really sad and forlorn looking Dawes Kingpin at the local car boot
The amount of rust on the thing suggested it was one stop from the scrap yard, and so a new hobby was discovered. Soon after I picked up a Sun Mist, a bike of many mysteries few of which have been solved but work continues...
The latest addition is this Falcon bike. I've spent the last few weeks trying to date the thing, maybe find a model name and stuff but haven't found much........until a few minutes ago when I came on here and read this really helpful thread on Reynolds tubing viewtopic.php?f=12&t=266999
I'm now thinking the bike was made between '77-82, and has a 'plain gauge triangle medium spec bike'.
Anyone think this is right?
I'd also be interested in finding it's model name and anything else
about the thing. Restoration ain't on the cards for the moment 'cus I've still got two 'almost finished' bikes and so plan to clean the bearings and clean the frame a little. Anything else will have to wait till next year.
thanks in advance, Mike
p.s I really hate the colour but otherwise love the look of the thing, any suggestions on a new colour would be welcomed