Framebuilders - raleigh 753 road frame
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01-08-07, 05:19 PM
hi all im new to all this but here goes im thinkin of doing a six week tour europe not sure when i need a new frame thing is would my raleigh 753 road frame be strong enough the frame is perfect but would it be possible to fit panniers to it or should i just go for a new frame any info would be great thanks and safe cycling:D
01-09-07, 11:37 AM
753 has been used on light touring bikes. The early versions of 753 had paper-thin tubing but later ones were beefier and more suitable. If you are hostel touring you may be able to pack a large (Carradice) saddlebag and bar bag. Does the frame have threaded mounts. How much tyre clearance do you have?
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