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 Post subject: Re: 1987 SBDU Maverick
PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 6:44 pm 
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I know one of the guys that was on the team at Raleigh and he said that bikes like this were produced to keep the production team busy in quiet/lean times. (Quite often by all accounts).


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 Post subject: Re: 1987 SBDU Maverick
PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 7:03 pm 
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Location: Cumbria
1974 - Start SB1 End SB50
1975 - Start SB51 End SB500
1976 - Start SB501 End SB1010
1977 - Start SB1011 End SB1870
1978 - Start SB1871 End SB2600
1979 - Start SB2601 End SB3400
1980 - Start SB3401 End SB4200
1981 - Start SB4201 End SB4900
1982 - Start SB4901 End SB5650
1983 - Start SB5651 End SB6300
1984 - Start SB6301 End SB7000
1985 - Start SB7001 End SB7700
1986 - Start SB7701 End SB8430
1987 - Start SB8431 End SB8432 - SB8438...

...SB Build Production Relocated to Nottingham


Just checked, last Ilkeston number recorded was SB 8438 and then they continued to use the SB numbers in Nottingham

Every day is a school day lol


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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 11:14 pm 
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Not my bike, but this belongs to a mate. 2nd pic if I uploaded in the right order shows the SBDU sticker. I think this one is an '86 though to be fair.

https://imgur.com/a/YYxjP68
https://imgur.com/a/BqchqKl


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