Category: SB7121

Road Champion 753R SB7121 (1985)

SB7121 Reynolds 753T 1985 SBDU Ilkeston – Seeking Answers Under the Paint

Sometimes my frames come to me without any signs of originality meaning that I can’t accurately identify them. There is seldom a known history to accompany a 2nd hand frame. SB7121 was a classic example of this. I bought it on a whim, based on a basic description which indicated that it was probably a Reynolds 753 frame. The frame number dated it to 1985 and it had a hand painted finish with ‘Wheel Craft’ frame transfers, but underneath the paint, it was 100% an SBDU. I wrote an initial blog post on the frame but always wanted to come back and dig deeper and take a proper look into what it was. Read More

SB7121 SBDU Ilkeston 1985 Reynolds 753R Documented

I really do like to know everything I can about the frames in my collection. I like to be able to answer the “how long?” and the “how big?” and the “what is it?” type of questions for all my bikes. Read More

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