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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:17 pm 
Old School Hero

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I've been after a Gazelle 753 for ages, just bought this really nice original bike, with early Campag gear, Cinelli Unicantor, 1R stem and double crest bars, but it's just too small :cry:

I love the original patina of this bike, as I wanted it to ride, not just look at. Not sure what to do???????


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:29 pm 
r.B.o.T.M. & P.o.T.M. Winner
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Pretty sure you can tidy up your chippings & do some weeding along with fixing the rotten wooden door frame :)


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:21 pm 
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Sell it, there is no point if you cannot ride it...and us shorties are sick of seeing 59cm frames only for sale!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:44 pm 
Old School Hero

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What size frame is it?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:12 pm 
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as Nob says.... "Pretty sure you can tidy up your chippings & do some weeding along with fixing the rotten wooden door frame"....get hold of Sean Yates doesn't he do gardening on the side?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:43 am 
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Jack your seatpost up really high and pretend you're racing.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:24 am 
Old School Hero

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DrewSavage wrote:
What size frame is it?


It's a 55cm, I really need a 57 to be comfortable, though just couldn't resist it and have tried longer stems etc and it's just not right :(


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:35 am 
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Buy a larger frame and put that kit on it :D

Then sell small frame.........

Shaun


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