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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:05 pm 
Old School Hero
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Morning all,

I'm currently looking for something nice, not pristine, but in a good tube set.
Something by a British Frame Builder maybe, mid-late 80's early 90's maybe.
Size 52-53cm.

The budget is limited but flexible for the right frame. However it won't to be "top end".

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:39 pm 
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I have a Lovely RJ Quinn.I think it is a 54cm though
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(Shown built up to give an idea of geometry only the frameset with headset is for sale)

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The paint isn’t quite as good as it appears in the pictures, having been touched up in numerous places.
One of the transfers on the down tube has suffered a little as well.
Llyods cycles have the correct replacement transfers (But not for the head tube)
To be truly immaculate I would have the head tube masked to save the transfer and re-paint the frame.
The chrome is in lovely condition.
Made for 700c wheels with 45-55 drop brakes and spaced at 120mm rear, could easily and safely be cold set to 126 if you needed.
It was built up as a light fast tourer for my youngest daughter, but she has now out grown It.
It was a lovely bike to ride, and while not badged as 531 they didn’t build in anything else, the weight of the frame and seat tube diameter(not to mention build quality ) all point to it being 531.
After £145 plus postage or collect NW London.

Let me know if you want any more pics/details.
It will be Sunday before I can get it out of the loft.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:47 am 
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I gotta condor frame forks needs new paint but would be something nice once done - pm if interested


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:23 pm 
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I have an early 90's Terry Dolan built Ribble frame if you're interested? I can't remember the exact size but it's in the small/medium ballpark so there's a good chance. I can retrieve it from storage if of any interest?


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