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Nice Tall Olympian Raleigh

Old 09-19-14, 09:00 PM
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Nice Tall Olympian Raleigh

Another one of my wife's many yard sale finds.

What is Raleigh 555sl tubing and how does it compare to the standard "TI-Raleigh 20-30 High Carbon" that Raleigh used to use for everything they made ??








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Old 09-19-14, 10:30 PM
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Check out this thread, starting with Post #4 . Good double-butted tubing. I've got a 555SL Super Course, it's a pretty good bike. Assuming your wife paid garage sale prices, it was a solid deal.

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Old 09-20-14, 05:57 AM
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A bargoon at $50 Canadian...

More than she usually pays, but I think its OK.

I couldn't make one...
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Great find.

I sold a reconditioned Olympian for over 4X your acquisition price a few months ago. Same paint and size.
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