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Old 06-09-16, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by delucks View Post
Thanks for the great information! When you say handmade, do you mean that the frame and the components were bought separately and assembled? It's likely my grandfather did this in that case, as it was in his shed!

He means the frame itself was handmade, as opposed to being made by machines.

The bike could have been built up with those components by your grandpa, or he could have had a shop do it for him. Either way he probably specified the parts he wanted.

Very cool bike, and a smoking deal.
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