Its awesome this bike!
great its still in great condition and great that you have refound some passion for it. How come its so tidy then?
Thanks. If it wasn't for this site i reckon it would have been long gone by now, lost count of the amount of times i've threatened to sell it over the past year or so. Was only when searching the net to find info (and price ideas) that i stumbled across retrobike... just can't bare to part with it now! i know i'd never find another if i did.
The condition is partly down to looking after it and minimal use over the later years. I blame cars, college, girlfriend and a passion for kiteboarding which used up most of my spare time. it just sat in the garage pushed from pillar to post. Certainly got used though in it's early days and always remember washing it with a bucket of hot soapy water and toothbrush..was a bit fastidious when it came to cleaning the thing. most scratches are probably down to storage more than anything.
It's certainly relighted some passion for these old bikes and all those featured in here, all fond memories!
Just need to make sure i resist any temptation to tamper with it for tampering sake..although finding little retro treasures are nice to help keep it looking good and how it should be. I certainly need to get out on it a bit more in future now.