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Old 01-13-22, 10:13 PM
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I agree - that Raleigh has a lot of the pre-war type stuff - old style box pattern rims, the pre-war style brake calipers, lizard-like headbadge, outline frame graphics. Probably worth throwing down an offer if you're local. Sell off the stem and bars, and then rebuild as a traditional Sports with the upright bars and stem, chain case, etc. I'd try it if it was near me. They're the kinds of challenging projects that get me in trouble with the wife.
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