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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:16 am 
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Location: Cheshire
My first half decent bike, came into my possession in October 1994:



A steel framed Raleigh Gritstone. Bought for £223 from my LBS, about £100 more than anything that had gone before :lol:

I've done a huge mileage on this bike and its still in fantastic nick.

It was laid up until last year. Since then I've treated it to some new shifters (return spring went in one), chain, cassette, wheel bearings and, last week, a specialized BG saddle (not pictured).

Can't imagine being without it and it still rides really well 8)

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:14 am 
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Location: Dunkeswell, Nr Honiton, Devon
my mate owned owned one of these, brings back memories

PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:03 pm 

Joined: Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:41 pm
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Location: Wrexham
Good God :shock: :shock: :shock:

that does bring back memories,

i had that same bike! had it brand new chrismas 1994, i would of been 13 years old then! god it was a nice bike! great value for money, £225 from halfords! i rode it to death! :D

sadly it got pinched in 1999 :( but i was stupid enuff at the time to leave it out

origanally came with the shimano altus sis gear shifter and Derailleur if i remember rightly?

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