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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 1:30 pm 
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Picked this up from Gumtree the other day

It's complete and mostly original. It has its fair share of scratches which show up on the pale blue and white paintwork . I took the stem to Superdrug the other day and with my daughters help I picked up 3 bottles of nail varnish to use as touch up.

I've started sorting it out and hopefuly will be finished soon. Will be a cheap clean up and touch up job. I won't be buying and components.

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 3:09 pm 
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Looks good, a back to front dart on the front and one on the rear :?


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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:49 pm 
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The Darts are perished. For the bin.


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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:52 pm 
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Shame, looks like a great project.


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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:57 pm 
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Hawmaw wrote:
The Darts are perished. For the bin.


you sure? I've seen far worse on the trails


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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 7:41 pm 
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There's cracks between all the tread blocks right down to the canvas liner.
Might be alright trundling about the streets or paths.


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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 9:23 pm 
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Nice, deserves some tlc that does.

I would get some new bars if I were you those look very past it.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:29 am 
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Sorted out the Tequesta. Just needed a good clean , a bit of t-cut and a touch up with 3 shades of nail polish selected from Superdrug with the help of my embarrased daughter ! Shiney bars have relaced the old rusty ones and a modern seat post qr has been put on as I didn't have a period correct one in the spares box.

I left the 2 front tyres on it and went out for a 26 mile ride yesterday which was a combination of on and off road. The perished tyres lasted the distance and there was no handling issues with a front tyre on the rear.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:06 pm 
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Well saved sir, that looks brilliant. :D


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