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Old 06-07-11, 04:30 PM
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Hi I'm Steve I'm just 60 and 40 years ago raced bikes! No chance now but would like to at least try to ride a a few miles every now and again, I ride a motorcycle so still side with two wheelers. My partner has just bought herself a Giant hybrid Dash 1, so short rides together would be good: if I can keep up!! I was contemplating a Boardman as they still resemble bikes I used to race, as against the modern slopping frame designs. Then I found an old Claud Butler in the roof space of my daughters outhouse and now I am totaly besotted with finding out what it is and if it's worth spending money on. I raced a Harry Quinn frame with begged, borrowed and reused parts between '67 & '72 sold it when baby came along, should have kept baby and bike and sold wife!!! I work for myself and don't have a great deal of free time to peruse these pages but any help with info on Claud would be greatly appreciated!!

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Old 06-07-11, 06:20 PM
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Hi Steve,
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Old 06-07-11, 06:24 PM
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Welcome to the forums Steve! Make sure and check the Classic and Vintage sections, it would be a better bet on getting a response to your questions about Classics.
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