Monday, September 12, 2011

Vintage Falcon bike restoration project 2

This follows on my previous post "Vintage Falcon bike restoration project".

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The bike was from the Chris Thompson Cycles shop in Darlington, Durham. Found out that the shop was dissolved in 1997.

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Shimano Derailleur gears (Japan)

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Simplex gear shifter (France)

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Presta vavle on the 27 x 1 1/4 Michelin World Tour tyre.

I took off the rusted panniers, the saddle and the rusted chain and cleaned up the bike a bit.

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On the bottom of the Reynolds 531 tubing

Serial No: 2736

Other markings:
TS1
APJ77

Can someone tell me how old this bike is?

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Sugino crankset (Japan)

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Weinmann Brakes (Switzerland)

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