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Raleigh Supercourse MK II find

Old 03-07-15, 10:39 AM
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Raleigh Supercourse MK II find

I've been patiently looking for a bike to build up for my daughter and I finally found a raleigh supercourse mark II from I believe the 1970s. The paint job looks great and the parts have been very tastefully upgraded by the PO: dura ace long reach sidepulls and levers, TA triple crank, campy nuovo record hubs laced onto campy rims, campy headset, campy NR seatpost, avocet touring II saddle (one of my favorite saddles), cinelli bar and stem, TA triple crank, shimano crane derailleurs, and shimano 600 downtube shifters. The parts are very clean and show little wear. The paint still looks very sharp and there are very few scratches. Really a first rate set of components and a very nice frame. Too bad it's not my size, :

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Old 03-07-15, 10:55 AM
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Beautiful bike what a lucky girl.
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Old 03-07-15, 10:59 AM
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I don't recognize any of the parts, but that was my second road bike ever back in the 70's. I felt very lucky to have it.

Very pretty frame btw, nice score, and the parts changes all look like mostly lighter improvements, save for maybe the shifters (would have been the very nice Jubilee iir).
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Old 03-07-15, 02:17 PM
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Great find, my size too. Hope your daughter enjoys it.
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Old 03-07-15, 03:50 PM
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Oracle says you did great Bikemig. Hope your daughter likes red! Enjoy riding together too. I think it is a 1978, far older than your daughter.
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Gorgeous platform for you to build for your daughter...good find...and enjoy her company...they grow up WAY too fast...
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