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    Senior Member ozneddy's Avatar
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    I just gotta tell ya !

    Get the tissues out coz this will make you cry-went down to my local city dump coz the guys there let me rumage in the scrap steel pile looking for bikes and parts,and staring right at me was an old frame,so what I hear you say,it was a "Ross signature" TRACK frame in purple with hand painted pinstriping ,cottered crank,head lugs had a circle and bar in them, looked very 60,s to me maybe even earlier,but I was to late coz Jimmy and his trusty "Dozer"had already pushed the pile up and mangled the frame way beyond help,sometimes life just aint fair ! got a "SOB" story to beat this one ??? PS; I could have posted pics but it only would have upset you all !

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    It had already been in a front end collision, and was bent beyond repair, which is why it was tossed in the first place. The bulldozer just finished the job.

    Feel better?

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    Pics or it didn't happen.

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    Pics ? So you want me to drive 20 miles to the dump just to take a pic (Gee your a tuff lot) --OK,OK but gimme a few days and I,lll get a pic of it for ya ! If it,ll make U happy !

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    Some Ross Signatures were crap. This was one of them.

    Move along, nothing to see here.

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    Can you see the Brooks saddle in this picture?
    I have spoken.

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    Sniff, sniff, snort, sniff. No - that sad tale beats any of my sad tales.

    Pics would help in the telling though.

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    I never landfill lurk, just don't have time. I told a friend, and he pulled a Cannodale R800 , my size, out of the pile. 105 STI 8-sp group, Time pedals, new wrap, black, and pretty. I sold him 2 used tires, tubes, a seat post and saddle. I saw it on CL for $575.

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    OK gentlemen,you wanted piccies (cant believe I went back to take photo,s) here you go-enjoy !

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    Pffft.....

    It's just a flesh wound.......
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    OOOps- I should learn to read ! not a signature but a "Special" I spose its bl**dy rare now !

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    Son of a *****!

    We let a good fish get away.

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    Looks like a hi ten 3 speed to me, but interesting lugs?,,,,BD

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    That'll buff right out.

    I bet Cudak888 could fix that frame right up.
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    new fork, replace a couple of tubes and track ends and your good to go.
    Sono più lento di quel che sembra.
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    Always take. Decide what you do with it later.
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    Yes - in all seriousness, I could cold set it. It is not ruined by any means. Beat up, yes, but not ruined.

    Take it, and I'll teach you how to cold set it via PM.

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    It can be saved. But, it's not an american Ross, or if it is itis an older three speed or something like that. It's definately not a track bike.

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    It's my size.

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