Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Atlanta, GA
Bikes: '84 Trek 660, '86 Schwinn Sprint
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1985 Raleigh Alpha Sport Restoration
Here's my new aquisition.
This is all in how i read the serial number
1985 Raleigh Alpha Sport
Made in Nottingham, England
Measurements etc to come
My Favorite Thing is the way Raleigh looks on the Frame Rail it reminds me of the Original Tron Lettering.
I'm torn about whether to strip this frame and re powdercoat it or to just try to clean it up.
There is like one place on the frame with a small amount of rust showing. Don't know if i should just clean this spot up and the wash and wax the whole thing or what.
There were some things about this bike a thought were cool.
Front Wheel Lugs are in nice shape
Has a bike shop sticker from some where over there
Sachs Huret Derailleur's
I believe the brakes say Weinmann
Has an Interesting Frame Mounted Wheel Lock
Can't get the better picture to upload off my phone will try again tomorrow.
Last edited by bigwooly; 08-16-12 at 07:44 AM.