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    Cl9
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    More information on my bike please.

    Hello, I have an old Raleigh sirocco sakae 501 custom English bike, cromalloy.m butted frame. nothing has been replaced. I'd like to know more about the bike though. Just basic information like when it was made. I also would like to know how much it would be worth as I bought it for 80 and was wondering if that is a fair price?

    Heres a picture of it: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8trloo8990...DSCN1431.JPG?m
    Last edited by Cl9; 08-20-12 at 12:15 PM. Reason: Added picture.

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    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
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    Hello Cl9 welcome to the forums. can you post a few pics? Often bikes have very small difference from year to year and someone here may be able to pick up one of them. Also value is very subject to condition. There is also a seperate forum for apprasails.
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto (2), '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '88 Trofeo SOLd, '86 Volpe, '89 Axis SOLD, '79 Mixte SOLD, '99 Mega Pro XL Ti SOLD, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

    Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '86 Bertoni (sold), '09 Motobecane SS, '98 Hetchins M.O., '09 K2 Mainframe SOLD, '89 Trek 2000, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape

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    Senior Member gurry's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forums. If you visit the Vintage Trek website, you will find information about dating the components on your bike. This can help determine the year of manufacture. Next, pop over to Bikepedia to further help determine year of manufacture.

    http://www.vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm


    http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/d...x#.UDDVKXJyEr4

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    OCD Moderator cb400bill's Avatar
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    Here is a link to a the UK 1987 Raleigh catalogue. You will find a 501 framed Sirocco included.

    http://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_cat_uk87.html
    Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant.

    Viscount Aerospace Pro Trek 770 Cannondale Synapse

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