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Old 07-08-09, 09:47 PM
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O'Brien Race Bike - Reynolds 653



Anyone know anything about this bike? Here is the blurb

"Great race bike from years gone by - make a great conversion to a fixie, or project to restore an old school bike.

59 c-c, 58 top tube

Reynolds 653 frame and fork, handcrafted by Liam O'Brien

Mostly Suntour Superb Pro (brake calipers, front & rear derailler, bottom bracket, hubs 28 hole, shifters), other items Shimano 105 (brake levers, cranks - 105 biopace), Tange Vantage headset, front rim Mavic GP4 Tubular 28 hole with wheelsmith bladed spokes, rear rim Ambrosio Crono 28 hole with standard spokes, Look leather seat, training quality tubulars - continental I think, small ding on top tube does not seem to have had any effects over the years - approx 20 years old"

starting bid $60
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I'd bite. I think he was small custom builder (US?); I've only seen one in the iron and it looked quite nice. At sixty, I'd ignore the ding in the tube, though I'd bid accordingly for it.
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Originally Posted by Poguemahone View Post
I'd bite. I think he was small custom builder (US?); I've only seen one in the iron and it looked quite nice. At sixty, I'd ignore the ding in the tube, though I'd bid accordingly for it.
Grrr I misread the size, will not feet, ah well, thanks for the reply.
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