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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:43 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:21 pm
Posts: 25
Ok so wanted a road bike to use as I've sold my car incase I need to get anywhere in a hurry when misses is out an for a bit of road ripping. Love my mountain bikes but I've brought this an liking the speed goes well for an old girl
I've change seat an the chainset as original one had cross pedal threads all exage group an original other than that an front wheel but got some new age wheels on way for convenience but will get some older nos when have cash.
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I'd like to get bars bit hire but its a threaded headset an forks


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:55 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

Joined: Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:19 am
Posts: 134
Location: North-East
very nice bike, i always like the Elan, and it came with a very nice spec as standard. it was the top of the range reynolds 501 bike (above the raleigh record sprint in the pecking order). beyond that it was into reynolds 531's, which ironically weighed the same overall as an Elan!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:07 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:21 pm
Posts: 25
Yeh it's a great bike to start out love the original paint off white with multicolour spots, spec is good still shifts well even now was gutted about the crank but went for the tigra one as it looked an is same same size as original an i have spare biospace rings but has the upgraded of octalink not square bb would like to do a few upgrades but will see over time an funds


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