Recent content by The Wheel Deal

  1. T

    BSA Equipe - Trying to find more info....

    Re: BSA Eclipse - Trying to find more info.... ....actually, I think it says "Equipe" - not eclipse. Can't find anything about that one either!
  2. T

    BSA Equipe - Trying to find more info....

    Re: BSA Eclipse - Trying to find more info.... Yes, bike has definitely had a front-end shunt. Forks are bent at the steerer. Going to see if I can bend them back. If not, it'll end up in the skip! Just curious about this "Eclipse" model: can't find any reference to it anywhere!
  3. T

    BSA Equipe - Trying to find more info....

    Hi All, I am restoring an old (70's?) BSA "Eclipse". I'm guessing this was one of the Raleigh branded bikes of the era, but I am struggling to find any information about it online. It's pretty heavy so nothing special I don't think, but pretty in it's own way. Huret front and rear mechs...
  4. T

    Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, Size 56, Dura-Ace 7700

    Bump and price reduction to 850.
  5. T

    Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, Size 56, Dura-Ace 7700

    Sorry, thought I had already added one. Done now.
  6. T

    Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, Size 56, Dura-Ace 7700

    I'm selling my Mid-90's Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra in original GAN Colourway. Note that the paintwork is chipped in several places and displays patina consistent with its age but the frame is completely sound with no dings or dents. 2 coats of clear have been applied in order to protect the decals...
  7. T

    The useful things thread

    Good thread! I recently had a solid Powder Coat experience for a Reynolds 531 frame here: http://www.keeppowdercoating.co.uk. They're on the Bell Lane industrial estate in Uckfield. £60 for blast then coat. Worth considering if you are nearby.
  8. T

    Allin of croydon information needed

    I never knew my Grandfather unfortunately, but I am told by my Father that he and Stan were good friends. They were actually in business together for a while - possibly something to do with the Whitehorse Road shop, but I can't confirm that. My Grandfather had a printing business just around...
  9. T

    Allin of croydon information needed

    Great, thanks for the suggestions....
  10. T

    Allin of croydon information needed

    Great, thanks for your comments. It looks like there is a strong chance our respective Grandfathers may have known each other!
Top