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Old 02-15-15, 10:59 PM
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Info on this bike? Raleigh Lupes Record

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i just bought a raleigh lupes record today. Im wondering when it was built, i was thinking early 1980s. I couldn't find a link/thread about the bike. If anyone has info on the bike that would be awesome

Raleigh frame, fork, drops, Crankset, stem, rims and tires.
Suntour derailleur, shifters
Dia Compe levers

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Hello. You'll get a much better response if you have photos of the bike from the drive side (side with the chain and sprockets) and close ups of components and frame details.
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I have a hunch that the Raleigh is a "Super Record" and not a "Lupes Record".
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I'd take it for a spin...

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Bike Found

Originally Posted by cb400bill
I have a hunch that the Raleigh is a "Super Record" and not a "Lupes Record".
I found this bike and it is exactly the same as mine, except mine says lupes instead of super. Probably because it is made in Japan.
So I found my bike YAY.
Do you guys think i should keep the paint (its chipped on the top tube), or repaint it.
RALEIGH SUPER RECORD - 98% MINT! - for Sale in North Adams, Massachusetts Classified | AmericanListed.com

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Originally Posted by Bair
Do you guys think i should keep the paint (its chipped on the top tube), or repaint it..
We'd need to some pics of your bike. But, most vintage bikes do not need repainting.
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