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1985 Lotus Sprint Track Bike In Excellent Condition

Old 08-20-19, 10:10 PM
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1985 Lotus Sprint Track Bike In Excellent Condition

Why does this program insist on rearranging my text and photos? I am willing to learn, and spent a good amount of time reading the posting faqs but I can't (won't) keep deleting and cutting and pasting to make it look better.

SOLD:Seat tube 58 cm ctt TT 57 cm ctc (responding to first 2 posters, thx)
I got this bike a number if years ago from the original owner, who ran a bicycle sales/supply shop as a side business in the eighties. Now seen as way ahead of its time, the Sprint was marketed as road training/ old school single speed. It came factory drilled for front and rear brakes, with a flip-flop hub, and wheels that were road ready, with braking flats He added Galli brakes, front and rear, and upgraded saddle to an Avocet O2 and the pedals to a cool triangular Avocet. I have the generator parts as well. A few more photos and some info in original appraisal post.



I posted this in the appraisal forum last year and got a compliment, but no valuations. I just saw one listed at $500, also very nice looking but completely missing the original decals.
I want to sell this so I'm offering it at $390 plus shipping or pick-up.

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Old 08-20-19, 10:20 PM
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Love it! Looks like a 58cm or so. What are its measurements?
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Size ST/TT CtC?
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Old 08-20-19, 11:38 PM
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Doh!
Seat tube 58cm ctt Top tube 57 ctc
Thx...
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Unless it's a trick of the photo, looks as if the rear brake is too short; the pad appears to have been cutting into the tire sidewall.
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Old 08-21-19, 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Trakhak View Post
Unless it's a trick of the photo, looks as if the rear brake is too short; the pad appears to have been cutting into the tire sidewall.
No, it is not a trick of the photo, nor is the brake too short. The pad has not been cutting into the side wall either... the answer is more prosaic. I swapped out a spare rear wheel for this one and didn't notice I had bumped the pad out of alignment. ThankIt has since been aligned and tightened. Thank you for pointing it out in the old photo
Eric
Here's a current one
Rear brake pad and tire conditions

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Old 08-23-19, 09:37 PM
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Nice bike Eric! Can you send me a msg with your contact?
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Old 08-25-19, 04:17 AM
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Nice bike Eric! Can you send me a msg with your contact?
Sold. Thank you.
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