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Old 09-26-10, 05:37 PM   #1
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Bought a Raleigh Folder Today and back in the fold.

I sold all of my folders and decided I would like one again especially with all of the Raleigh threads going. I have been looking on CL and the prices have gone up or there just arent any. Today on CL I decided to check an area in British Columbia that I normally dont look at and someone had posted 3 bikes for $120 and one was a folder. From the photo I could tell that is was a Raleigh and had 451 rims. The folder was priced at $1oo and for $20 more 2 Raleigh 10 speeds were thrown in. Well I just tried the folder and the shifter needs to be adjusted. The SA hub has the date 11 78. Here is a pic and the cleaning begins.





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Old 09-26-10, 05:59 PM   #2
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Very nice score.
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Old 09-26-10, 06:07 PM   #3
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Wow, nice condition.
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Thanks, it was their moms and always kept inside.
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Wow a nice one always wanted the 451s but haven't seen one in my local CLs

whats up with these brown folders ? a lot had been showing up lately here in BF... i myself snagged one just this thursday and relaced the rims with bmx alloys and took it out for a ride yesterday here's some pics of the Brownie !



My new Ride !


also added the seatpost and a b67
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Just lovely!
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Awesome score... and I thought my recent find was in good condition.



My tyres had perished and had to be replaced and I replaced the stock grips with black ones that are actually grippy.
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Nice scores, I am surprised as to how many are coming out of the wood work. The 451 is the nice surprise for me as I feel they do roll nicer.
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Good grief. Compared to the recent ones others have scored here, mine is such a train wreck.

I'm taking my time painting it since I have to wait for some parts for it. In addition, I'm cleaning up other parts besides locating replacement bolts, etc.

Whatever the case, back to your find dyno. That's a really nice one.
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hey dyno - you got the folder you've been wanting to get. congrats on your new acquisition and welcome back to the fold.

PS - i haven't heard from the guys in oregon...
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Pumped the tyres up on my modded 406 SS R20 and the wife's 451 Magenta R20 with SA 8 spd for a nice Sunday ride.
Came out a few minutes later to discover I had over-inflated and burst my wife's front tube/tyre, (Stelvio), and I had no spares.

Some days you're not meant to ride.

PS: Nice find, Dynocoaster
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Thank you, I just mounted the Stelvios on mine.
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Thank you, I just mounted the Stelvios on mine.
I like them, they're very fast.
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Nice find,plus you get the neater frame joint,i may need a better picture,I`ll try this.
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Very nice find Dyno...waiting to see her all cleaned up.
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