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    1997/8 Decathlon Cobra 540 Columbus tubed

    Not for me it doesn't, posing is not my thing. I am happy to ride an uncool brand if it gets me as a good a bike that would cost me 25-30% more if it had a cool name on it 😀 In fact I am one of those people who gets a kick out of not falling into the brand trap. That's why I drive a Kia lol
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    1997/8 Decathlon Cobra 540 Columbus tubed

    I did buy one of their mid range, Sora equipped flat bar road bikes about 6 years ago. It was a fantastic bike for the money and took me on several 5 day tours of Northern france. It has since been replaced with a Gravel bike. I would happily have another of their bikes, new or pre-owned. So...
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    1997/8 Decathlon Cobra 540 Columbus tubed

    I am now 😁
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    BMX, your thoughts?

    You even have a dropper on it to get the seat out of the way! Nice 👌
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    BMX, your thoughts?

    This is the sort of thing I am aiming to do soon to relive my misspent youth? 🙂
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    For Sale Retro/vintage Pearsons Cycles jerseys - qty 2

    In the 80s and 90s I spent a lot of time drooling in their shop 😁
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    Falcon Black Diamond - rebuilt

    Like you i am not overly bothered about having everything factory correct etc but I agree that i like them to look relatively period. I am liking the shellac on the cloth tape. I may have to borrow that 😁 Is it proper shellac? Which if I remember from wood work class in the 80s was derived from...
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    Falcon Black Diamond - rebuilt

    Thanks for the photo. Had it already been restomodded when you bought it? Some of the components look more modern than the frame? Rich
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    Falcon Black Diamond - rebuilt

    Looks really good. I would love to see a picture or 3 of how it looked when you got it if you have any. I would like. Compare them to a late 70s falcon o have in the project pile that I think might be a Black Diamond too. Rich
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    Newby here - Which bike would you choose?

    It's the one I would go for too.
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    Another mystery bike

    That's 2lb lighter than my 23" Falcon Majorca (plain gauge Tange cromo) so it must be better/butted tubing.
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    Another mystery bike

    How much does it weigh?
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    Raleigh Banana (pic heavy)

    Is it the one on the non-drive side of the seat tube?
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    Raleigh Dyna Tech appreciation and information thread

    Thanks for the info 👍
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    Raleigh Dyna Tech appreciation and information thread

    It's post #1333 on this thread 👍
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