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Bizarro

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Thorn Brevet
« on: November 05, 2015, 08:57:22 PM »
Hi All!

My name is Joao and Im a happy owner of a Thorn Brevet.

Ive bought it in Portugal to an English friend who had bought in the UK.

In September i moved to the UK and brought the Thorn with me... back home! :)

Its used in may daily commute and also for some longer rides on the Weekends.

Now some pictures.. :)




Danneaux

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2015, 09:03:57 PM »
Hi Joo!

Welcome to the Thorn Cycling Forum!

My, what a lovely Thorn Brevet you have, and a terrific back-story as well. How nice to hear it is "home" once again and giving pleasure to its third owner. A real pleasure to see your photos of this wonderful machine; thanks for posting them.

Best,

Dan.

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2015, 10:50:03 PM »
A dramatic bike, dramatically posed! I love the angled bedroll. Beautiful photos.

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2015, 10:55:29 PM »
super bike great photos but what were u thinking bringing yourself and that lovely bike to the uk where the sun never shines back to portugal my good man get the sun on your back. 8).


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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2015, 05:07:13 AM »
Bom dia, Joo, and welcome!  This is the first Brevet I've seen -- nice bike, and great photos. I especially liked the bikes against the whitewashed wall of the cottage.

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2015, 05:33:26 PM »
Nice bike. Where does the brevet sit in the thorn range? Somewhere between audax and club tour?
 

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2015, 06:30:15 PM »
Welcome welcome.
Your bike is magnificent.
More pictures if you have time.
Matt
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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2015, 06:59:16 PM »
Thank you all for the welcoming.  :)

Ive attached the catalogues from Thorn Brevet. I would say that this was the entry level bicycle back then.

There are some things that i would like to upgrade on her, but the most annoying one is the overlapping..  :o



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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2015, 10:51:28 PM »
How old do you think your bike is?
Never drink and drive. You may hit a bump  and spill your drink

Bizarro

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2015, 11:56:59 PM »
i know that the Brevet is somewhere from the late 90s.. mine i have no idea about her age.

Bizarro

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2017, 08:54:47 PM »
Because life is what happens when you make plans.. a small change in my life made me leave the UK but ive broght the Brevet with me.

In the last months ive been doing some touring (camping and credit card  :D) and still in love with the Brevet.

But unfortunately the Brevet is not the best option for big off road adventures and the 28c tires show some limitations on more tough terrains.

Thinking about an upgrade to something for offroad adventure friendly. Probably will keep the thorn as a city commuter/road.

An now some pictures  :)

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2017, 08:55:28 PM »
 :)

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2017, 09:30:40 PM »
Joo!

Good to hear from you again and to see the Brevet is still in use. As I recall, you were thinking of selling it last October. Good thing you still have it for your adventures. I especially like the tent photo. Are you back in Portugal?

All the best,

Dan.

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2017, 10:05:00 PM »
Joo!

Good to hear from you again and to see the Brevet is still in use. As I recall, you were thinking of selling it last October. Good thing you still have it for your adventures. I especially like the tent photo. Are you back in Portugal?

All the best,

Dan.

Hi Dan,

Im back to give a look to the other members Thorns and try to decide what i should get  :)

I tried to sell it, but i only put the add here... so not trying that hard to sell it  :D

Im in Hungary right now and these photos were taken here.

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Re: Thorn Brevet
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2017, 06:05:42 PM »
Nice photo's and a lovely bike.