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 Post subject: Newsboy
PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:22 am 
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Nice number and size!
I wonder how much it will ended up.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-MERLIN-TI ... SwFLRgDgcs


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 Post subject: Re: Newsboy
PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:55 am 
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From a smoke & pet free home too!?
Hate when my Ti frames get nicotine stained dog hairs embedded in 'em :x


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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:57 am 
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They dont even ride well apparently but they look cool outside Bks when you are getting a latte.


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 Post subject: Re: Newsboy
PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:36 am 
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And the price escalate fast!


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 Post subject: Re: Re:
PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:21 am 
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M-Power wrote:
They dont even ride well apparently but they look cool outside Bks when you are getting a latte.


they ride fine. they're a little softer/more flex than a merlin mountain, but then they were never built to be that kind of bike. handling certainly isnt an issue. only a 150-ish of these ever made. so i'm not surprised by the price.


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 Post subject: Re: Newsboy
PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:33 am 
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Wtf! Not seen this before. Crazy design..


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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:05 pm 
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Way outta my league, nice to see one on the market 'tho!

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 Post subject: Re: Newsboy
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:47 am 
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I am local to the seller if anyone is interested in collection assistance.


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 Post subject: Re: Newsboy
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:56 am 
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Always lusted after one of those.


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 Post subject: Re: Newsboy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:25 pm 
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From original batch... How many times were they re-issued?


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