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Old 07-07-14, 09:07 AM
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Raleigh supercourse, unsure year/details

A raleigh supercourse has popped up locally that I am going to have a look at but before I do I was wondering if anyone could share their thoughts on it/its components as well as suggested worth.

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My guess is it's an 85. The owner is unsure of the frame size but it sounds like its 54 or 55cm. I'm 5'11.5/33in inseam so I'm not sure if its going to be comfortable if the dimensions are correct. I've never had a road bike before. Thank you for looking
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Old 07-07-14, 09:47 AM
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I think it is closer to the early '90s. Not the super Course of old this probable sold new in the $400-500 was likely top of their recreational line.


I think Raleigh catalouges should be readily available online.
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Thank you for the pointer. I was able to find what looks like the exact bike in the 91 catalog. http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/.../Raleigh91.pdf

Do you have any thoughts on current worth?
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Old 07-07-14, 10:48 AM
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It's a bonded aluminum frame with steel stays. Exage 500 is meh. $150 +/- $25. Also, one size too small for you.
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+1 for a bounded aluminum RBCA Raliegh with low end components only about $150 value.
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