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Old 01-19-15, 07:13 PM
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Thanks for setting it all straight erichie!
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Old 01-19-15, 08:35 PM
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In the ebay ad it states that you were building this as a personal bike but agreed to finish it and sell to an impatient customer.

Thanks for the stories that you share with us bike geeks.

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As I wrote another (geek) today, it's a plausible story. But that was more than 40 years ago so there's no way to know for certain.
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Old 01-20-15, 09:28 AM
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So true.
I'm going to focus on adding only custom touring/rando bikes from now on.... in my size. It should slow the acquisition rate
And selling me the other cool, production type bikes you come across...until I wizen up like you and start moving more high end! :-)
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Old 01-20-15, 09:53 AM
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And selling me the other cool, production type bikes you come across...until I wizen up like you and start moving more high end! :-)
Collecting bicycles is still a cheap hobby..... I previously raced autos and also had a boat for years. Bikes are CHEAP!
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Old 01-20-15, 10:50 AM
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Collecting bicycles is still a cheap hobby..... I previously raced autos and also had a boat for years. Bikes are CHEAP!
Had the boat...can definitely relate...and...had to LOL when I saw this...
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Old 06-25-15, 06:56 PM
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I brought this home tonight. Too late to take pictures if - can later anyone is interested. The still swears seller swears it was made as Sach's personal bike (see story above).
Scott of Scott's Cyclery has the bug real bad. Would be good to catch him at a slow time and bring the SO with you so that you can say to her "It could be worse".
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Old 06-25-15, 08:45 PM
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That's great! Pictures would be appreciated.
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Old 06-25-15, 08:50 PM
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Fixed spelling of Witcomb in thread title.
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Old 07-09-15, 07:11 PM
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Old 07-09-15, 08:39 PM
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Ya, I am working on it. I have to sell enough to justify taking up space in the basement .
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What ever became of this bike?

I recently bought a similar frame.

Just curious..
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I realize this is an old post, but it has me curious. I bought a Raleigh Gran Sport in Milan, Ohio. I drove 2 hours to pick it up and went to eat tacos with the seller. I have to wonder if the OP is the seller. Below is the photo as it was purchased, and afterwards. I believe I payed $100 dollars, which was a great deal. I still own and ride and love this bike.


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Old 10-10-18, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Ct03911 View Post
What ever became of this bike?

I recently bought a similar frame.

Just curious..
https://www.ebay.com/itm/22166476530...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Old 10-10-18, 06:52 PM
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That’s an old add. It sold in a thread response above.
Thats my question. It sold and what became of it.
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What ever became of this bike?

I recently bought a similar frame.

Just curious..
@bikemore???
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Still in my basement. Changed out the pedals and put on wheels with clinchers, doesn't see a lot of action..
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Still in my basement. Changed out the pedals and put on wheels with clinchers, doesn't see a lot of action..
Thanks! Nice to see you around!
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Looks like you bought a similar bike- not the same one!

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What ever became of this bike?

I recently bought a similar frame.

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Any more Witcomb USA's out there?
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Yup! Recently acquired here in Honolulu: '75 Witcomb USA Touring



Still working out some small details on the rear Honjo fender, but wanted to enjoy riding it!
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Yup! Recently acquired here in Honolulu: '75 Witcomb USA Touring



Still working out some small details on the rear Honjo fender, but wanted to enjoy riding it!
Coming together really nice, Erron
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