Author Topic: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.  (Read 394 times)

leftpoole

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THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« on: November 26, 2018, 12:28:28 PM »
Pictures here:- http://www.pbase.com/leftpoole/inbox/b]

Previously :- http://www.pbase.com/leftpoole/image/128523381
  http://www.pbase.com/leftpoole/image/128523382    http://www.pbase.com/leftpoole/image/116535492]

I do not yet know how I am going to proceed with colour/s.

NOTE! Any comments should be restricted to talking about the bike, the possible colours etc. NO silly remarks. If remarks other than those suggested are made, the Topic will be deleted!
Enjoy with me please.
Putting to rest, I sold my previous Audax 853 because I suffered major ill health in the form of a massive multiple Pulmonary embolism. Doctors in Hospital told me I was fortunate to survive and that my cycling life was over. With heartbreak I sold all my cycles.
I have enjoyed building cycles and have built a number. I am now riding a little. So, little by little. I am already so excited about the cycle that I just can't wait to get it built and Spring is on the way!
Regards,
John

jags

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Re: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2018, 02:11:55 PM »
well better not to wind you up anymore so.
have fun.

RonS

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Re: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2018, 05:16:09 PM »
I hope you will prove the doctors wrong and be able to get back into riding.

Best of luck with the bike and your health.

David Simpson

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Re: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2018, 07:02:20 PM »
John, have fun on your project. It seems like you get as much enjoyment out of building the bike as you do riding it. I'm sure there are many others on this forum (me included) who are also like that. I'm looking forward to photos of your progress and eventually the finished bike.

As for a colour, my vote is for blue.

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macspud

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Re: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2018, 09:33:28 PM »
Glad you got the bike you've been looking for for so long. Good to hear it's giving you excitement for the new year, nice to have something to look forward to. Enjoy the build and take lots of pics.  :) 

leftpoole

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Re: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2018, 11:36:53 PM »
Itís going to be based on the photograph of my original, but in a metallic brighter red and blue with white decals under lacquer 😊🇬🇧🚴‍♂️

leftpoole

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Re: THORN AUDAX 853 RESTORATION.
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2018, 12:20:09 PM »
John, have fun on your project. It seems like you get as much enjoyment out of building the bike as you do riding it. I'm sure there are many others on this forum (me included) who are also like that. I'm looking forward to photos of your progress and eventually the finished bike.

As for a colour, my vote is for blue.

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Dave,
There you go, I chose {some} blue!  :D
John