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    Which 80's frame? Raleigh Olympian or Panasonic Sport

    I need to get rid of my other two fg's and I'm having trouble deciding which one to keep.

    One is a Panasonic Sport, just like this one:
    http://oldtenspeedgallery.com/blog/w...c-sport-02.jpg

    High ten steel, but I feel like I like the fit and don't feel as stretched out in this bike as my Motobecane Track.

    Other option is a Raleigh Olympian. chrome moly, its mid 80s. Mine is black frame with red
    http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/m...ydom/olym1.jpg

    Any input? I think its going to end up with the olympian on top

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    Cromo>HiTen all else being equal. So unless the Raleigh is in much worse shape, I'd keep that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharpsandflatts View Post
    Cromo>HiTen all else being equal. So unless the Raleigh is in much worse shape, I'd keep that one.
    If the answer's this obvious I'm thinking there's something else going on that the OP didn't mention in his post.

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    Raleigh.

    I had a chance to buy an Olympian and now I shoot myself that I didn't snag it. It was a good bike.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    raleigh makes good bikes, panasonic makes nice tvs, they've made and continue to make some decent bikes but that doesn't really look like one of them, it's probably sturdy as all hell but the raleigh's a better bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by soyboy View Post
    raleigh makes good bikes, panasonic makes nice tvs, they've made and continue to make some decent bikes but that doesn't really look like one of them, it's probably sturdy as all hell but the raleigh's a better bike
    Panasonic make great bikes, here's mine!


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    And actually the Raleigh in question is a Huffy.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Is the raleigh listed really a huffy/made by huffy? I was going to go with the raleigh but that makes me think again

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