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Old 01-27-12, 01:44 AM   #1
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What can you tell me about Ron Cooper?

Picked this one up and was wondering if you guys had any experience with one yourself. I'm a sucker for Nervex lugs and it is certainly built well. The top tube is close but the seat tube is a deal (nether-zone) breaker for keeper status. Serial #707, I presume? Size is 63cm CTT X 57cm TT.











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Sixty Fiver has one and LOVES it. What I know I learned reading his posts. He should be here shortly. Nice frame!
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Make sure you footnote Sixty Fiver in your Ebay ad. APA format is acceptable.
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I have a friend who has a Ron Cooper and he really likes his.

And yours is my size.
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I have a friend who has a Ron Cooper and he really likes his.

And yours is my size.
It sure is.
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my size as well!
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me too ...
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There are a significant number of Cooper bikes in NorCal, because
there was a shop in the Bay Area that imported and sold them
and had some sort of link to the man.

I've got a red one in the project stages that I'm almost ready
to reassemble. I have never heard much bad about them except
there was a period of time when there were some BB issues due
to overpressuring the vise during threading.

Like 65er, most of the guys I've talked with love them. Classic
old school UK frame builder. Should be a nice ride when built up.


Also look here:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...-Cooper-Thread


and here:
http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Bik...le-Odyssey.htm

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