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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:56 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Here you go buddy!

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:09 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Rich34 wrote:
That looks "just right". Outdoors pictures please? And a shot of the wraparound seatstay detail would be something I'm particularly interested in.

Cheers!


Will do when i get the time mate.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:33 am 
Retro Guru

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Nice bikes 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:18 pm 
Retro Guru

Joined: Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:59 pm
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Location: Gloucester
A few changes have been made over the last months:-

The frame is now 'de-stickered' so only has the original BR and Reynolds decals,
Bottle cages are silver alloy Nagaoka,
Friction levers have been replaced with a set of 7 speed Record Synchros,
Chainset is now a 2nd generation Record 175mm 52/39,
Freewheel is now 13-23 to help on the hills,
Tyres are Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:52 pm 
Retro Guru

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No laughing...I had 'loadsa' hair back then, 1989 probably.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:54 pm 
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Location: Gloucester
...and mid life build, mid 1990's.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:54 pm 
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Very nice and love the personal history.

I have a 653 frame that I shall be building as my winter steel bike and a much newer 853 I use mostly for sportives and longer rides.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:10 am 
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I love Reynolds 653 tubing - and yours is no exception! I have 2x Ribble 653, 1x Peugeot Z team and a Dawes hybrid 653 frames myself.


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