This frame used to be black with a campagnolo sticker though under it I found a green layer of paint. When I went to set it up they told me it's probably an old UK or Belgium bike. For what i can see the frame number looks like 81 6836. Photos here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=10JKLCWnSE7nxlYehOYcJJPFo_1fQvr6S

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    A picture of the whole bike would be helpful, but the details you showed suggest an inexpensive bike, probably a basic hi-ten steel frame.
    – Andrew
    Commented Sep 4, 2019 at 19:32
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    Can you also post a photo of the front of the bike? The decal on the head tube is usually very helpful
    – Andrew
    Commented Sep 4, 2019 at 19:34
  • @Andrew The decal on the front is a newly placed sticker. I've been told the material is chromoly (said so cause of the weight of the frame), that's why I got curious in the first place. I will try to get a picture as soon as possible. Commented Sep 4, 2019 at 21:59
  • The pump peg is fairly unusual. Everything else is pretty generic for a 60s-70s frame. Commented Sep 5, 2019 at 16:46

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Well the wheels, chainring, cranks, chain, singlespeed thing, and single front brake are all non-original. I'd even suspect the headset has been replaced - it looks far too new.

I'm going to guess its a Raleigh or otherwise English frame from the 80s. Here's my old 1981 Raleigh Arena, and while the lug cuts are different, the seat stay caps look very similar. Own bike

Also, one of the main similarities is the rear brake bridge, which is a plate of metal welded to the seat stays where a nicer bike would have a more-elegant brake bridge.

Own work

So no its not exactly this bike, but its this era and down at the lower end of the price range.

I'd be surprised if its chromolly steel - that always feels surprisingly light for a steel bike.

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