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    So what bike is this?

    Hello guys/gals,

    Ill make this short. This bicycle used to be my grandfathers. It has a stamp in the front saying Buffalo (Made in Mexico) but the frame says Made in England. Maybe 70s/80s bike? Please help. Thank you.

    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/25146305@N06/6993592840/
    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/25146305@N06/6993590604/
    http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/25146305@N06/6993589232/

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    Maybe 70s/80s bike??????????

    I would say 30s or 40s... the pictures are not detailed, cant see details man. Looks like an old bike thats all.

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    Ok thanks. It does use the 28" wheels

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    The British made rod brake roadsters forever, given the condition I doubt it is from the 30s or 40s. A better guess might be 50s or 60s.

    The chainwheel might give an answer if you can get a pic of it, the pattern might give the maker away.

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    There are millions of these circulating in Mexico, and I believe you can still buy them new. They've been making them for a long time though. It's the classic heavy-duty basic transport bike, I'm pretty sure they're domestically produced. If you want I can check the LBS's and see what brands they are.

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    Kroozer, your right. I brought it from Jalisco, Mexico. What confuses me though, it's that the frame says Made in England....????

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    Well... you can put made in wherever you want in mx

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    yea you can

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    is there a restraining order between your camera and your bike? those pics are from 15 feet away!
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    Well the condition of the bicycle was worst. It was rusted and all I just painted it and restored the chrome. Sorry about the pictures those are the only ones I have :/

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    W/O good pictures is hard to know. Even if the color is right from a couple of miles away you can say that you have a lambo being that what you have in reality is eclipse

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    Quote Originally Posted by kroozer View Post
    There are millions of these circulating in Mexico, and I believe you can still buy them new. They've been making them for a long time though. It's the classic heavy-duty basic transport bike, I'm pretty sure they're domestically produced. If you want I can check the LBS's and see what brands they are.
    Most of the new ones seem to come from India, IIRC. But you're right, there are millions of them, all with 28 "wheels. It's easier to buy 28"tires here, than 700C.

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    Iirc?

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    If i recall correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emanuel_v19 View Post
    Iirc?
    And that was the first time I've ever used it.

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    Ha Thanks guys

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