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 Post subject: Re: Walvale Frames
PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:10 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Location: Cumbria
Sad news :(. Is that a renovated frame and not a genuine one?


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 Post subject: Re: Walvale Frames
PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:45 pm 
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I didn't realise how talented he was until after he passed away, that when all the stories got told.
Yes I have seen that one thanks, normally the ones my grandad built had a silver badge on the front saying built by Norman Roberts.
Thanks Charlotte.


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 Post subject: Re: Norman Roberts
PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:48 pm 
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Sad news. I have two Walvales handmade for me by your grandfather in the 1980s. They are in perfect condition but I can't sell them, too much sentimental value. They were well raced. One is full Camapg Super Record, 531 competion frame, hand cut lugs, chrome forks and rear triangle. Norman was very patient with me on both frames and let me watch as they progressed, answering all my questions as a cycling obsessed teenager. Now I ride them for fun and my son has ridden my first one as well. If you are interested I can take some photos of both bikes (original paintwork) and send them to you? I hope you find one, he was a true master and they are my most prized posessions.

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Ian
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 Post subject: Re: Walvale Frames
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:09 am 
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My first road bike.....
Stupid to sell it! https://photos.app.goo.gl/a5CFq2B0lefEYBb43


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:53 pm 
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Location: Bodmin,Cornwall.
I picked up a pair of wheelcovers today in a collection of bits.
Does anyone have a race bike hanging up that might need some covers!!


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 Post subject: Re: Norman roberts
PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:40 pm 
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Hi I knew your grandad and all the family would love to get in touch sometime


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