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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:56 pm 
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I must finish the decals on my Alves...I painted it 2 years ago!


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:15 pm 
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it's a big frame too! what are you, 8ft tall?! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:14 am 
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6'6" and it's wonderful for getting top-of-the-line retro frames as they just don't sell. I've a 27" Rob Telfer road frame in 853 Pro Team tubing for £160 POSTED!


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:29 pm 
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OVERBURYS. (late 80s and early 90s.)


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:37 pm 
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I thought I had every bike I could ever possibly want... and then you have to post pictures like that!

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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:20 pm 
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NeilM wrote:
I thought I had every bike I could ever possibly want... and then you have to post pictures like that!

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Sorry Neil, thought it was about time I added some more to the thread... :oops:

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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:34 pm 
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They are both stunners Carl, with my preference towards the early 90's model.

There is a definite British style from that period that is really starting to grow on me.


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:38 pm 
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velofrog wrote:
just thought it might be of interest is all.
the frame was actually started end october 1999, so not so far off,
but wasn't completed until march '00.
didn't mean to press anyones buttons.
apologies for any upset :oops: :oops:
could be moved to post '98 section by mods
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It pushes my buttons, but in a nice way! It's bloody lovely!


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:41 pm 
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Hooray! Cheers Velofrog, I'm not the only Alves owner in the world! ( click on subtitle )


CoR! Watta Stunna!

How come I've never heard of them until this past week?


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 Post subject: Re: British Steel
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:44 pm 
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cos they're wee scottish gems! :lol:


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