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Old 09-27-17, 09:32 PM
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Rampar Road Bike.. info wanted!

Hello all, I have a Rampar road bike and I was wondering if there was any information about the company or about the bike. Thanks!
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Old 09-27-17, 09:54 PM
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Sub brand for Raleigh to market low end bikes.
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Old 09-27-17, 09:55 PM
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Also maybe I'm nuts but it looks like the seat stays are bent
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Old 09-28-17, 03:14 AM
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Originally Posted by higgins617 View Post
Also maybe I'm nuts but it looks like the seat stays are bent

I agree.
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Old 09-28-17, 03:22 AM
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Originally Posted by RamparRoad View Post
Hello all, I have a Rampar road bike and I was wondering if there was any information about the company or about the bike. Thanks!
As Higgins 617 mentioned, Rampar was a lower end brand marketed by Raleigh. This one doesn't look too bad however that frame needs to be checked out as it appears to be bent.

Stand back a few feet and look at it. See how the tubes that go from under the seat down to the rear wheel sort of curve near where the brake is mounted? That should not be there.
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Old 09-28-17, 04:36 AM
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rampar war raleigh's bmx brand through the 1980's ...

man, one year they made this incredible burnt orange color. metal flake.
it was beautiful ...
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Old 09-28-17, 06:15 AM
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"Rampar" was a creation of Raleigh USA, the name being a portmanteau of Raleigh AMerica PARts. The Rampar name, AFAIK, was only used on entry level bikes. Raleigh USA made higher end bikes under the Technium label.
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Old 09-28-17, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by IVARR View Post
rampar war raleigh's bmx brand through the 1980's ...

man, one year they made this incredible burnt orange color. metal flake.
it was beautiful ...
Yeah, I remember the burnt orange. Most of them that I remember were a deep brown, though. A lot of my friends had Rampar's. A good bike, for the money!
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rampar war raleigh's bmx brand through the 1980's ...
The main thing I remember about the Rampar BMX bikes was the insanely long crank arms they had. You did not continue pedaling during a turn. Ever.
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Old 09-28-17, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by J.Oxley View Post
The main thing I remember about the Rampar BMX bikes was the insanely long crank arms they had. You did not continue pedaling during a turn. Ever.
crank arms ( one piece ) were not 180's, was a lower bb geometry
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I am tremendously biased, but for a lower-end road bike, I would prefer something like a Peugeot UO-8.
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I had a full-suspension Rampar kids bike in the 1970s. It was styled like a motorcycle and weighed about as much as one. Still, I had a blast on that thing.
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The bike came like that a little bent in the back thought it was supposed to be! Got it from the bike store!
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Originally Posted by RamparRoad View Post
The bike came like that a little bent in the back thought it was supposed to be! Got it from the bike store!
I'm not entirely sure I'd trust that opinion, check around the bend see if there is and splintering of the paint
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Take it back to bike store for refund.
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