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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:52 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Hi Guys,

I wanted a bike that I could scoot about on in any weather, without damaging my Peugeot Triathlon. I had a donor bike, a Dawes Warick, that I will transplant most of the parts on to my newly aquired Raleigh Equipe. I will respray eventually, but its way too cold to get a good finish. Anyway.......


Donor Dawes

The names Equipe!

Test for clearence with 700c Wheels

Thats as far as I got today, exam revision is taking up most of my priorities at the moment!


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:00 pm 
Road Moderator
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Location: Sheppey, Kent
The Equipe was designed for 700c anyway.....

Your donor bike has a 531 frame and should be worth a £'s. Actually seems a shame to split the donor.....

Good luck with it anyway.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:40 am 
rBoTM Winner
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I'd second that, the Dawes is great. No offense but why bother with the Raleigh? It's like removing the parts from a clean Jaguar E-Type to put on a Ford Anglia you've just pulled out of a river.

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