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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:09 pm 
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And some bloke called Dave Lloyd


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:33 pm 
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YEH you did it, YOU posted it thank you so much, i have been searching for years for both the Yates and the Roberts articles....... 8) 8) 8) MY search is over.... :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:40 pm 
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I could do with three pairs of the forks on that Roberts E-Stay, fantastic.

Sloping top tubes, internal cables; how far ahead of the game was Dave Lloyd?

Wonderful stuff, thanks Adrian.


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:04 pm 
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Brilliant Adrian!

That Stratos is amazing. The frame is LUSH.

I think I would want the whole bike not just the forks Neil :)


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:16 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:56 pm 
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Giom6 wrote:
Brilliant Adrian!

That Stratos is amazing. The frame is LUSH.

I think I would want the whole bike not just the forks Neil :)


Oh I would quite happily have the whole bike thank you...... plus an additional three pairs of forks.


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:06 am 
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Am i wrong in thinking that the other Prototype in the Dave Yates Article, is the same frame as Granny grinders Production version currently for sale here in the Sale Section....? for the exceptional price of £30 ish quid....?

Just a thought, Just in cases.... 8)


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:01 am 
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sinnerman wrote:
Am i wrong in thinking that the other Prototype in the Dave Yates Article, is the same frame as Granny grinders Production version currently for sale here in the Sale Section....? for the exceptional price of £30 ish quid....?

Just a thought, Just in cases.... 8)


Maybe not the very one (dropouts look a bit more svelte on the article bike) but the same frame design for sure - a bargain for someone!


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:07 am 
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sinnerman wrote:
Am i wrong in thinking that the other Prototype in the Dave Yates Article, is the same frame as Granny grinders Production version currently for sale here in the Sale Section....? for the exceptional price of £30 ish quid....?

Just a thought, Just in cases.... 8)


Maybe not the very one (dropouts look a bit more svelte on the article bike) but the same frame design for sure - a bargain for someone!


I could see a couple of subtle mods on Grannygrinders, leading me to think it was the Production version as opposed to the Prototype..., the headtube differs slightly too.

Its a real Bargain for the Money, cheap enough to warrant a rebuild and being kept considering, IMHO


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:05 pm 
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Its a real Bargain for the Money, cheap enough to warrant a rebuild and being kept considering, IMHO


Where it not aluminium, and somewhat heinous to look at I would have a craic at the restoration to magazine test spec.


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