BoTM Bike of The Month August 2023 - 'Steel is Real' -taking entries

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The theme for the August competition is 'Steel is Real'. The frame must be all steel, but that's pretty much the only constraint.

Useful for the poll if you can structure your nomination as follows:

username's Year Manufacturer Model , e.g. @al's 1995 weird bouncy thing
Image(s) MAXIMUM OF 2
Finally please include a link to your machine in the relevant Reader's Bikes section. If you don't have an existing post now is the time to add one with as much detail as you like!
Link to all the rules

Nominations thread will run for the entire month of August. Entries submitted after August 31st will not be counted. The poll will go up shortly after the nominations close and will run for a week.
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Reading this special topic, I feel to open the field.
It's clearly a steel is real aka Steelfightsback birthday bike
@mcada 's 1981 Ritchey Mountain Bike in cooper "gold"
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More about the bike can be found here

Enjoy the summer BOTM

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Lovely Matthias. Crazy that it's 42 years old!
Sometimes you just have to think "what the heck" and just go for it.
This is definitely steel and it is actually real, not a figment of my imagination.

@grey-beard 's 1985? Totally Naked Townsend One Speed.

More of a life story than a build thread:

Is it a cash prize or just a trophy?
It's ok, I'll wait, it's only fair.

Questions on eligibility- Can a bike be entered in this special Steel month if it's been entered previously in BOTM but did not win?
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