I understand you're trying to help, but making cracks about Americans is neither a help, nor is it appreciated.
Fortunately, most on this forum avoid making such acerbic remarks as those made by roadking.
Sadly, these comments have come from someone who is renowned, for posting curt & offensive replies.
Okay, I understand everything you are saying, apparently you feel the need to say it time and time again.
. . . . . . . but he does own (as he frequently tells us
) a SBDU bike owned from new and the only SBDU brochure known to exist.
And the quoted post isn't offensive?
There are many members IMO who post (to use one of your words) offensive comments, your post lastpubrunner
is tantamount to bullying.
On the subject of the SBDU. I had already decided to no longer comment on SBDU frames or bicycles on this forum (mainly due to attitude of the OPs). And yes I have had one from new, and for the record I have never said the brochure is the only one in existence - it is however the only one I have ever
And Miguello, I am genuinely sorry you are upset (perhaps you are easily), I was (as a gesture of goodwill) going to show your images to an old timer friend of mine who worked for GB for over two decades, but due to a fear of being misunderstood you''ll have to forgive me (or not as the case may be) for not contributing any further to your thread.
No doubt lastpubrunner will want the last word.
Co-founder of a V-CC section, member South Eastern Road Club and owner of - 2005 Bianchi Reparto Corse (modern), 1985 Raleigh SBDU Pro Super, 1984 Raleigh LU Corsa, 1980 Allin Stan Butler Special, 1978 Ron Cooper, 1975 Bill Philbrook tourer, 2 x very early Roberts (mid/late 1960s), 1966 Raleigh Superbe Roadster, 1964 Allin Stan Butler Special Belgique, 1951 Hobbs of Barbican S/C, 1950 Hobbs of Barbican S/C, 1947 Hetchins Super Special, 1908 Centaur Featherweight. 1988 Specialized Stumpjumper.