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PostPosted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:05 am 
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need something that fits me basically - fed up with compromise :roll: :D That and it's my 40th in May and it's something I've always wanted. Lee Cooper is looking a good lead at the moment.


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He makes good jeans as well.....


I'll get me coat :0)


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check out the coventry cycle centre....they offer handbuilding to your spec and are worth a look.....f


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cheers - looks interesting. Qubic is the name their custom frames go by.


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i was in the shop last week getting a new bb in my clockwork......i stood talking with the owner for some time,they look really well finished and are fully custom built....very clean and classy ....(if i can be forgiven for oggling new bikes in this distinguished company!)... :roll:


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Has 29er experience:
http://www.shandcycles.com/

Despite mostly building track frames and posh townie bikes, this guy is a BMXer, so might do you a MTB...?
http://feathercycles.blogspot.com/


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Brian Rourke will build anything you fancy and is not that far from you:

http://www.brianrourke.co.uk/rourke-framesets-c-86.html


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thanks Steve Shand is the guy who has had to back out due to relocation hence this post in the first place unfortunately.

I'm onto Rourke :D


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:19 pm 
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orange71 wrote:
thanks Steve Shand is the guy who has had to back out due to relocation hence this post in the first place unfortunately.

I'm onto Rourke :D


:roll: Oh yes, you wrote that originally - Damn my reading skills :oops: :lol:

Does it HAVE to be British?
Kris at JRD in France will take on almost anything you can think of:

http://julieracingdesig.canalblog.com/

http://julieracingdesign.com/

There's also Le Cadre:
http://www.lecadre-bicycles.com/wp/

and others.


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