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Old 03-31-10, 04:46 PM   #1
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Hello Riders!

Hi all Folder Riders and especially you R20 Riders!

decided i'd join after a few months of lurking through the forum at riders advice on the r20.

So what got me into the R20? Well when I was doing up a Triumph Traffic Master I came accross the legendary Sheldon Brown's website and saw his folder and from that plenty of more.

And my luck came through back in december when I rode upto a kissing gate and saw 3 chavs tackling their bikes through it. When the last one got through I spotted it was an R20 in bad condition and couldn't let them bike being ruined no more. So I asked him how much for the bike and he said a fiver, which i happily said yep too. He even rode it back to my house which was a bonus. Here's the pic of the poor R20

I've just got my first part a UN-72 BB so hopefully now it will get kick my butt into gear and start working on it
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Old 04-09-10, 04:08 AM   #2
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Hi Trapped

Welcome to the wonderful world of folders! good luck with your restoration, keep us posted.

Safe riding! Chop!
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Welcome aboard. Get the bike finished!
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it will take time and patience...good luck and show us pics...
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