Vintage Condor Reynolds 653

Discussion in 'Vintage and Classic Bikes' started by PHL67, 4 Mar 2018.

  1. PHL67

    PHL67 Senior Member

    Location:
    Frinton on Sea
    IMG_2942.JPG Just a quick preview of one part of my forthcoming build. Will post more as it progresses.
     
  2. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    Location:
    Northamptonshire
    It's a green tease
     
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  3. southcoast

    southcoast Well-Known Member

    It's that Condor moment.
     
    Last edited: 4 Mar 2018
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  4. alicat

    alicat Guru

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    Staffs
    Mmm, nice! Please will you give it to me when you have finished.
     
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  5. OP
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    PHL67

    PHL67 Senior Member

    Location:
    Frinton on Sea
    Two more pictures. That's it until she comes home.


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  6. southcoast

    southcoast Well-Known Member

    Nice bridge.
     
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  7. midlife

    midlife Veteran

    I guess there is a "C" panto'd on top of it?
     
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  8. OP
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    PHL67

    PHL67 Senior Member

    Location:
    Frinton on Sea
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    IMG_2995.JPG IMG_2996.JPG IMG_2997.JPG IMG_2998.JPG IMG_2999.JPG IMG_3001.JPG IMG_3002.JPG IMG_3003.JPG Frame now home and ready for the build. Excited like a boy with a new toy.:becool:^_^
     
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  9. midlife

    midlife Veteran

    Glorious :smile:

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    ....for the relevance of the pic you have to be of a certain age
     
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  10. Cycleops

    Cycleops Guru

    Location:
    Accra, Ghana
    Very true. Is that the Condor Ad?
     
  11. midlife

    midlife Veteran

    Yep, one of the "Condor Moments" ads .:smile:
     
  12. OP
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    PHL67

    PHL67 Senior Member

    Location:
    Frinton on Sea
    Been getting about now after knee op and tinkered in shed yesterday.

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  13. southcoast

    southcoast Well-Known Member

    A lot of progress there. Keep up the good work. It’s looking more than a pipe dream now!
     
    Last edited: 18 Mar 2018
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  14. OP
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    PHL67

    PHL67 Senior Member

    Location:
    Frinton on Sea
    IMG_3103.JPG Nice day yesterday so was out in the garden like you do.
    Wheels have gone to wheelman to true and add 2 spokes.
    Sti right shifter was stuck but with plenty of lube and fettle now fine.
    Cranks fitted and front derailleur.
    Slow but steady.
     
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