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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:55 pm 
BoTY & PoTM Winner
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1991.

I remember it well.

Im sure others will too,

News paper article, referencing the milestone moment the UK bicycle industry sold More than Two million Bicycles, Outstripping new car Sales.


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The article above, shows a bit of an unsung hero of Mine, holding a "Sirrus" frameset, whilst the Frame builder and Foreman of Orbit Cycles.


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Schooled by the infamous Tom Bromwich himself, From Boy to man, this fella has built countless thousands of frames, for all manor of different brands as well as for himself.


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Perhaps better known to the trade, because hes always conscious of quality.

Lee Cooper


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:56 pm 
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Frame: Lee Cooper T/A - SIRIUS - Hand brazed and Filed.
Tubing: Reynolds 653 All Terrain

Fork: Lee Cooper T/A - SIRIUS
Tubing: Reynolds 653 All Terrain
Paint Finish: Andromeda

Headset: Tioga 1 "
Stem: Lee Cooper-Reynolds BAR/STEM COMBO
Handlebar: Lee Cooper-Reynolds BAR/STEM COMBO
Grips: ODI
Barends: NONE

Brakes: Campagnolo
Brake Pads: Campagnolo
Brake Cables: Campagnolo
Brake Levers: Campagnolo

Shifters: Campagnolo
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo
Derailleur Cables: Campagnolo
Cassette: Campagnolo
Cranks: Campagnolo
Crank Bolts: Campagnolo
Chainrings: Campagnolo
Chainring bolts: Campagnolo
Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo
Pedals: Campagnolo

Hub Skewers: Campagnolo
Rims:
Hubs: Campagnolo
Nipples: D.T
Spokes: D.T
Tyres: Michelin HOTs
Tubes: Cheap.

Saddle: Turbo Suede Black
Seatpost: Strong.
Seatpost Binder: Generic


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Awesomeness, although I am biased a little bit 8)


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Crantinope wrote:
Awesomeness, although I am biased a little bit 8)


And a Sincere thank you too.


Hope you are yours are all well mate.. 8)


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What a hideous pile of metal thrown together in the most awful way imaginable, then splattered with paint in a totally childish manner, then built with the heaviest most unreliable groupset possible. I much prefered his Denim wears.











I am not jealous in the slightest :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :wink: :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:34 am 
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Nice one Carl. I’ve not seen a Sirius for years now 8)


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