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Old 03-14-09, 11:01 AM
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Reynolds 531 aluminum...

Too early for April Fools, but I'm not waiting to post it :




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Originally Posted by cudak888
Too early for April Fools, but I'm not waiting to post it :



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Very good. I didn't mean to force your hand...

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Ha, ha, I'd put that on my bike!
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Inspiration from the numbskull of the day selling a bike with Reynolds 531 aluminum?
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Originally Posted by IceNine
Inspiration from the numbskull of the day selling a bike with Reynolds 531 aluminum?
Precisely.

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I'm personally fond of the Reynolds 531c3, which is the set for non-profit builders.
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This one is a bit more subtle, but I can't remember where I found it; done by somebody on this forum, I think.
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Originally Posted by Charles Wahl
This one is a bit more subtle, but I can't remember where I found it; done by somebody on this forum, I think.
I've got one of those on my tool box.



Another one on my gaspipe Gitane tandem:



I bought them at Yellow Jersey many years ago (maybe 30 or so).

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How about the 531k for those who are saving a frame for retirement.
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Originally Posted by Picchio Special
I'm personally fond of the Reynolds 531c3, which is the set for non-profit builders.
Oh lord. As someone who just took tax class last semester, that one hurt me.
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
How about the 531k for those who are saving a frame for retirement.
Not to be confused with Reynolds 401(k) which seemed like a good idea, but was very prone to catastrophic failure.
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Originally Posted by Charles Wahl
Not to be confused with Reynolds 401(k) which seemed like a good idea, but was very prone to catastrophic failure.
A real thrill in descents.
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Didn't realize that there were that many Reynolds tubing jokes out there....

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Originally Posted by Charles Wahl
This one is a bit more subtle, but I can't remember where I found it; done by somebody on this forum, I think.
That one has been kicking around for over 35 years that I know of...

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Originally Posted by cudak888
Didn't realize that there were that many Reynolds tubing jokes out there....

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Maybe I should make a 753 one: "oven tempered for flexible strength."
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Originally Posted by cudak888
Didn't realize that there were that many Reynolds tubing jokes out there....

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Keep them coming, folks!

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Reynolds double butted shipping tubes: for when you want to send your documents in the finest quality steel.


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Reynolds 411, pre-mitered with internal lug and bonding kit. For when you need more information about frame building.
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
How about the 531k for those who are saving a frame for retirement.
I just ditched my high-speed for a 531k modem!!! woohooo!
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Sorry, but steel is so last century. Down here we've been working with reynolds on an exciting new wood composite tubing. Top secret of course. Codename: five tree one.....
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
How about the 531k for those who are saving a frame for retirement.
Bullseye, Bill!
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Originally Posted by jeffieh
Sorry, but steel is so last century. Down here we've been working with reynolds on an exciting new wood composite tubing. Top secret of course. Codename: five tree one.....
So good!
Reynolds 911 spider silk & renewable cellulose composite.
save the planet.
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Originally Posted by Charles Wahl
Not to be confused with Reynolds 401(k) which seemed like a good idea, but was very prone to catastrophic failure.
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A real thrill in descents.
I didn't do big descents on my Reynolds 501 bike and retired it early for just that reason. A sport Peugeot I'd picked up for $20 that had been hit by an SUV (by the looks of it). Never got the big thrill. Put those 501 funds toward the (rolling) stock of my avatar.
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