Today marked the day I picked up two old frames for my first go at restoration. The bikes are a Speedwell Streak (a make I'd never heard of) from some time in the 1970's (10 speed, Falcon derailleur) and a Ricardo tourer (10 speed ,Shimano derailleur) which I reckon is slightly more modern (80's). The original idea is to make one a fixie/single speed and the other a tourer (easy to pick which one should be which).
Neither bike has any connection to anyone notable in the cycling world that I'm aware of. I wouldn't mind finding out these bikes as the journey progresses.
There is no plan, purely aspiration. There isn't even much proven restoration ability, just a desire to learn how.
Some pics follow.
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