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Old 05-31-18, 06:38 AM
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Happy 531!!!


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I find it kind of funny that I was so obsessed with getting 531 framed bikes, I had gazillions of pix of my 531 tags... and I can find so few now...

The pic looked fine on "Preview Post" but when I posted it, it came out as image tag soup. So I tried to delete the thread- it didn't finish- I didn't get a chance to get back on BF... when I got home I saw that it didn't delete.
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Old 05-31-18, 08:32 AM
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It took me a minute, but I "got" it, lol. Check your link though, looks Chinese from here. 😉
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Old 05-31-18, 11:28 AM
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Happy 41st to @Darth Lefty.
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Old 05-31-18, 11:48 AM
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Kind of cool when your favorite frame material has its own day.

'78 Schwinn Volare:
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Old 05-31-18, 12:33 PM
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I’m fond of Columbus day too, but there’s a lot of fine Italian baggage attached to that holiday.
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Tried to pic assist but the link is broken. Try removing "blob:" in front of the URL.
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Happy 531,all!

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my SRC/Raleigh team jersey with "Reynolds 531" flocked onto it.....



although... it is hanging from a T.I.-Raleigh Team bike built from 753...

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(rode my 531C Hetchins today)
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Happy 531 Day!

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Four cheers for the great Reynolds 531!









I thought about driving to work this morning, but when I remembered that it was 5/31 I decided to ride in on the Trek (first picture above).
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Unless we take drastic measures, calendar-wise, there'll never be a 531 day here in Europe ...
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50th! Don't rest on your laurels.
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And for the Americans who think because it says "Reynolds," it must be aluminum:

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50th! Don't rest on your laurels.
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October 8th this year.

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Sadly my Moto_GT with Vitus 172 doesn't get a day here in the US, only in Europe on the the 17th of February


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Guess I'll have to wait for July 53rd.

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Well, 4 of my bikes ( I think) get to celebrate the holiday. My Raleigh Competition no longer wears the stickers but it was fully stickered and certified. The fix gear of my logo, while ti, has a 531 fork. I believe the fork to my older ti bike is also 531. Likewise, I believe my Mooney was built full 531 but in those days, Peter would only sticker it if you paid extra as he wanted the freedom to choose what he believed the best tubing for the application.

So while my fleet is nearly 50% 531, I have no stickers to show for it.

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