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Itís raining Lentons! This time an LGP.

Old 04-09-21, 10:14 AM
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Itís raining Lentons! This time an LGP.

My latest CL pickup; a 1960/61 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix


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- Flip flop hub: fixed 17t, freewheel 15t, 18t, 22t, 24t


- Williams cottered cranks: 46t, 49t, haven't found the date stamp yet


- GB SPORT Mk3 brake calipers


- GB Brake Levers with half hood


- Huret Allvit (2nd generation) rear derailleur


- Cyclo Benelux front derailleur, cable activated
- Oil port in bottom bracket
- Dunlop Special Light rims 27 x 1 1/4
- Cyclo Benelux shift levers
- Lugged stem


- Raleigh pedals
- Brooks saddle B72 (can't find date stamp)
- Frame serial number: 31180RA




More pics here.

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Old 04-09-21, 07:47 PM
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Super cool! I was just looking at the other pictures. I would switch the rear mech to Cyclo Benelux. What are the hubs?

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Old 04-09-21, 09:43 PM
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I would switch the rear mech to Cyclo Benelux.
Thatís the plan.

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What are the hubs?
Resilion Continental


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Never knew this color combo existed
handsome bike!
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Nice find! Congrats!
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I removed the rear wheel and itís not original.

The front rim is probably original.


But the rear wheel definitely not.


And the freewheel not either. Fun surprise though.


I havenít discovered yet the brand of the fixed cog. Not easy to remove. Iím leaving it for now.


And it includes non original Resilion hubs as mentioned before front and back.

Rear spacing is 120 mm.

I know this is not the correct saddle (should be B15) but is this a newer Brooks? Itís in great shape.

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Yup. It's surprising the original Racelite hub isn't still part of that front wheel. The flip flop rear isn't a proper choice. That fixed cog looks like a Fichtel & Sachs
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Since Iím only riding it with the FW Iíve swapped out the nuts with wing nuts.




The wings are not matching the front pair but itís good enough for now.
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Went on a nice tour. The LGP is a great smooth ride.




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Beautiful! And very nice photography.
Your photo sighting from rear of saddle forward has the bars apparently tilted toward the right -- why is that?
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Beautiful! And very nice photography.
Your photo sighting from rear of saddle forward has the bars apparently tilted toward the right -- why is that?
iPhone feature I guess. I can assure you the bars are straight.
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