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Vintage Raleighs, which is the better bike?

Old 06-25-22, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Tiny_Valkyrie View Post
That's a good point too. I was just excited to find a complete Raleigh mixte here locally and in such good condition. I know I won't be able to keep both. They are both great finds, IMO which makes it hard to decide what to ultimately hold on too. One could argue that I already have bikes great for commuting, but how could you overlook to opportunity to add a nice vintage ride to the stable?
I hear that loud and clear. If you were local, I'd be tempted to pass this recent find on to you. (don't worry, it will look a lot different when I'm through)


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Cool you're a bit of a wrench. It makes all things bicycle possible. 3 speeds, aluminium rims and lower gears make for a terrific city bike. This is my thusly prepared 1973 supercourse.
That's a really nice Supercourse! The sky is the limit on modifications. If I hood on to the Record Ace is like to rebuild the rims to aluminum. I could also upgrade it to an internal hub as well if I really want to, then it would very comparable to the Sports.
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Finally able to post some pictures. These were taken before I cleaned up the frame and stripped it down.






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Old 06-26-22, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Tiny_Valkyrie View Post
Finally able to post some pictures. These were taken before I cleaned up the frame and stripped it down.





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