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Old 07-10-18, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by branko_76 View Post
Thank you, I may have taken your input the wrong way.

I think I may have been trolling myself...
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Originally Posted by steelbikeguy View Post
I believe I've posted shots of my International and Team bike in other threads, but what the heck... let's see them again!







enjoy!

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I know you posted this a couple of years ago, but it bears repeating......the lug-work is stunning and your photos capture it perfectly.
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Originally Posted by branko_76 View Post
I know you posted this a couple of years ago, but it bears repeating......the lug-work is stunning and your photos capture it perfectly.
some day I'll have to take some close shots that show how the lugs have evaded the touch of a file.... but that's normal for a bike boom frame. The fellows at Worksop were under pressure to get bikes shipped. This frame certainly looks fine from a modest distance, though.
Thanks for the kind words.

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1971 Raleigh Competition

1971 Raleigh Competition



The decals are faded and paint worn, but no rust!
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Very nice...!
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1977 Competition GS Purchased from the original owner . He bought it in Cupertino, California in November of 1977.
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Just scored a really nice super grand Prix

Saw a FS add on a Facebook local selling group for a Raleigh bike. The model was listed as 'Classic"? So I decided to go have a look even though it was 60 mile RT. After seeing the bike, I determined it's a Super Grand Prix. The word Classic is on the top tube so the seller thought that was the model. The price was super cheap so I bought it. It's a 23.5" frame, and I have determined it is a 1979 as several components are stamped 79. The condition is excellent! Absolutely no rust anywhere or pitting on chrome bits. It's got good (not original) tires showing no wear. Almost everything is original (different bar tape, and toe clips missing) with no grease or grime on the drive train. The brake pads have virtually no wear. the rims don't have any brake wear marks. I think it hasn't been ridden more than a few miles in 40 years! Brought it home, and aired up the tires, and took it for a ride. Rides good, and everything is properly adjusted, and works as it should. All it needs is a good cleaning, and polishing. No buffing wheel work needed for the aluminum parts, just polishing with Mothers makes everything sparkle.

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