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Old 01-02-20, 11:55 PM
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hobbs1951
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Location: Lincolnshire Wolds, England
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Bikes: 1986 SBDU Raleigh, 1984 Raleigh Corsa, 1980 Allin Stan Butler Special, 2 x late 1960s Roberts, 1978 Philbook, 1964 Allin Belgique, 1959 Allin Stan Butler Special, 1951 Higgins Plus Parfait, 1951 Hobbs of Barbican, 1913 Centaur Featherweight.

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1984 Raleigh Corsa (Lightweight Unit)


I bought this new in 1984 (replace my stolen Roberts), first year for the Corsa, only year in this paint (Oyster - pearl white). Not the original groupset, now first generation Shimano 600 SIS (bought in 1986), Bicycle built up by Steve Taylor, mechanic on the ANC-Halfords squad on the 1987 TdeF (he's mentioned in the well-known book, Wide-Eyed and Legless - about the squad in the 87 tour). Other components: Cinelli 1a stem, Cinelli Giro d'Italia bar, Rolls saddle (red suede but faded after 3 + decades and Shimano 105 SLR brake levers. Original seatpin and pedals (although I have Shimano 600 replacements.

Thanks for looking, John.
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