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Raleigh Nomad Bike 2012

Old 05-24-14, 07:55 AM
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Raleigh Nomad Bike 2012

I live in Norway and just bought a second hand bike as in the title. I do see some oily residue on the forks and at the seal which indicates the seals may need replacing. Does anyone know where I can find online parts for Raleigh bikes? Sort of liek you do with cars, plug in the name,part and it shows replacements. I tried Raleigh but they just say take it to your nearest dealer or repair shop, problem is parts and work is 10X what it cost anywhere else, and I am mechanically inclined, just need the right parts. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Old 05-24-14, 10:39 AM
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Bikes are a lot more generic than cars, so you can't expect the same follow-up. If you need parts for the fork, search for those by the make & model of the fork, not the bike.
But a bit of a sheen is normal on a fork and doesn't mean much. However, better forks do come with a rather short recommended service interval so it might be time for some service anyhow.
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Bike = a frame with a name painted on it ... and a bunch of parts they buy elsewhere bolted on and screwed in.
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