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Dumpster Find "Rantar" Mixte? With Photos?

Old 08-26-10, 04:30 PM
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Dumpster Find "Rantar" Mixte? With Photos?

49cm Mixte
Lightweight Lugged frame any info?
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Lots of basic SunRace shifters, and "Champion" handlebars
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Old 08-26-10, 04:46 PM
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Its not a mixte.
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Old 08-26-10, 04:51 PM
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what the hell is it then?
Just a ladies bike from the 70's-80's
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Yes.
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Here's a mixte frame.

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Anyone know how to say the name?
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It's not a mixte, but I think it would make a nice around-town bike. Build it up with a little better components and it will be a nice bike.
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Old 08-26-10, 05:23 PM
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Yes to bad my 5'1" G.F. purchased a 49cm Centurion last month. It would have been perfect for her. It a tiny frame "49"cm too small for me going to trade it in for something around 53-55cm. I just have to get a steel frame I love the feel. Upgrading from my alum road bike fixed conversion. I'm guessing it wasn't a department store bike? Do department store bikes have lugged frames?
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Your bike is about .67 to .9 steps up from the bottom of the bike boom barrel, baby (meaning it appears to have aluminum stem & brakes, rather than steel, and stamped dropouts rather than merely crimped tubing).

I take it from your username that you'll probably recycle all the components. Don't drew off those fabulous pump pegs, but instead, pimp it out with a shiny frame pump. http://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-Bicycl.../dp/B000AOA06U

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Old 08-26-10, 05:32 PM
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I really only wanted the stem and maybe the drops off the bike everything else looks crappy. Well anyways it was free and will bring some decent trade in value for a new frame. The Stem is stuck inside the fork! Dammit !
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Must be rare since no one has heard of it before? Or knows what the name is......
Should bring in at least 25 bucks credit at my L.B.S.

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Name that does not show up on google = department store/private label bike. It looks like the typical low end private label bike from the boom.
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Sweet thanks for your help....Yes the Google thing says it all. Dam department store bike had my hopes up!
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Originally Posted by fixedgear80 View Post
Must be rare since no one has heard of it before?
Yes, but not "rare" in a positive light.

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Are you certain it's not a RAMPAR?
I can't tell from the photos.
That's definitely an "N." Japanese copycat; more likely than not produced by the same contractors building Raleigh's own Rampar frames.

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The Name look like something similar to "RAMPAR" but it appears to be an extra character in the name. I have never seen these Rampar logos before will have to do some research on the brand/logos!
Thanks for your help.

After some research I found out that its a "RANDOR". I figured it out by looking closely at the characters and the white underlines! Not much info on this brand either!

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Randor was a very low end bike sold in the 70's. Around my woods, they were sold by the local home and auto store. Very basic bike.
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