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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:51 pm 
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mechagouki wrote:
I had one of those very briefly, nice riding bike - stolen out of my backyard :x

Stock saddle on mine was a black SI Turbo by the way.


ahh cool. yeah just been out on mine albeit just round the block to test out some new tyres .. (skinwalls) but its been so long i forgot how nice it is... gonna chuck the rack on the car and get it down the forest on the weekend :lol:


shame yours got stolen dude... same decals as mine? havnt seen one the same so far :)


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:11 pm 
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slight update, including my (one NOS one used michelins and missmatched crudguards.... nothings one coloured or themed so i dont mind haha plus i dont think they make it look too bad... the tyres make it look a bit used but, they will get dirty anyway so not a problem :lol:

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retrowagen1234 wrote:
slight update, including my (one NOS one used michelins and missmatched crudguards.... nothings one coloured or themed so i dont mind haha plus i dont think they make it look too bad... the tyres make it look a bit used but, they will get dirty anyway so not a problem :lol:

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I remember buying some of those Onza bar ends, BITD ;-)


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:57 am 
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yeah they are supprisingly nice to ride with, i usually find barends a problem , usually to big, but these seem just right and on a nice bit of trail i make use of em :wink:


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retrowagen1234 wrote:


shame yours got stolen dude... same decals as mine? havnt seen one the same so far :)


Well my memory is not too clear (lots of bike over the last 22 years) but the downtube decal for sure is the same.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:01 pm 
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ooooh :P i want to try get these copied realy after thinking about it.. being a well used bike they are only gonna survive in this condition for so long...... need some should i ever want to restore it eh :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:05 pm 
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Nice to see another Montage, mine is almost finished.
I had the same decals, but the paint was bad, so I respraid it.
Very though paint, will last for a long time!
Here's mine:
http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=62018&highlight=


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:35 pm 
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yeah i realy like yours mate... glad you posted that link too as i couldnt find the thread.. (i posted on the first page of it :lol: )


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:09 pm 
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Hey all, you lot seem to know your vintage raleighs, can you help me with any details on my lastest buy :

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... K:MEWAX:IT

Havent got a clue what it is, just wanted a cheap classic raleigh ??
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