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Old 12-18-22, 05:58 PM
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Falcon model identification

Any idea of the model?
The s.n. is X 5038.
The frame was equipped with cottered crank, Campagnolo derailleurs and shifter (Velox rear derailleur),
Weinmann 610 brakes.
The frame tubing is Reynolds 531.
Seat post is like 26.6mm.





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Looks similar to the one in this thread.

Falcon Ernie Clements...70's


Also might be some helpful info here:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/falcon.html

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Originally Posted by TugaDude
Looks similar to the one in this thread.

Falcon Ernie Clements...70's
No!
That's the top of the line with chromed lugs and full Reynolds 531, Campagnolo Record.
I had one years ago. San Remo on the rear stays.
I had also a Black Diamond with Suntour drive train.
I don't know about this one I have now.
​​​Looks to be the Reynolds 531 gas pipe, only the triangle.
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San Remo #94 ?

https://classiclightweights.net/wp-co...con-19xx-3.jpg

The little inset in the upper left corner of the catalog mentions lime green paint. Maybe someone more expert on British bicycles can comment on whether that color was common or not. I wouldn't think so.
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Originally Posted by marius.suiram
No!
That's the top of the line with chromed lugs and full Reynolds 531, Campagnolo Record.
I had one years ago. San Remo on the rear stays.
I had also a Black Diamond with Suntour drive train.
I don't know about this one I have now.
​​​Looks to be the Reynolds 531 gas pipe, only the triangle.
I wasn't saying that was the model. You need to scroll down towards the bottom of the thread. There is a picture of a green Falcon which resembles yours.

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Originally Posted by TugaDude
I wasn't saying that was the model. You need to scroll down towards the bottom of the thread. There is a picture of a green Falcon which resembles yours.

oops!!
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Originally Posted by TugaDude
I wasn't saying that was the model. You need to scroll down towards the bottom of the thread. There is a picture of a green Falcon which resembles yours.

Thank you.
My bike looks exactly like this one
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It is very similar except for the lack of wrap over seat stays.
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OP's decals are 1973ish.
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The frame and the pictured bike are different, different forks and wrap around seat cluster.
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In my opinion Falcon bikes are very difficult to determine the model. I have one that I can't identify and posted it on this site. I received a few different opinions on which model it is.
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...they made and sold those straight gauge 531 frames with the bird's mouth lugs and the wrap over chainstays for many years at Falcon. IIRC, the model name for them changed over the years, and it might also have varied with the component packages. I have one I redid as a project, which I like riding. But I have no idea of the original model name for it..it had been horribly repainted when I bought it.






Try "Black Diamond", that might bring up some images on a Google image search.
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Another Name-That-Frame thread - Falcon maybe?
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