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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:27 pm 
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Hi there ive just bought this 70's Falcon Olympic designed by Ernie Clements

some pictures for you to view comments welcome

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:37 pm 
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Lovely. I have a fond memory of Falcon bikes from the old days.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:48 pm 
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Nice. Love the head badge and the colour sets it off. Lovely.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:50 pm 
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I am NOT a roady at all but that is beautiful :).


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:56 am 
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Yes, lovely - paintwork is fantastic 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:33 am 
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Great looking bike. I have a very similar Holdsworth in the same colour, great photo's as well :)

Some Weinmann brake blocks would be nice.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:03 pm 
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I just noticed the derailleur jockey wheels don't have teeth. Is this common?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:37 pm 
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The rear derialeur is the same as this one on ebay
not sure how rare they are but it operates great..
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Huret ... 1313wt_758


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:31 pm 
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Any idea on the age of the frame the Serial number is W40332

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:57 pm 
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That's a very pretty bike, very nice!


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