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  • Raleigh Record Ace (RRA) Modèrne bicycle 1958
    eBay UK on 21 November 2006 All other non original parts replaced with correct components as per catalogue specification except for stem and bars Back on the road 27 January 2007 Frame Serial no 3766AD M aterial Reynolds 531 butted tubing thin taper backstays and chainstays Braze ons Sturmey Archer gear pulley boss pump pegs under top tube rear brake cable stops on top tube and derailleur cable stop on chainstay and gear lever boss Tecalemit lubricators for bottom bracket races and bottom headrace Special Raleigh chainstay and fork ends with mudguard eyelets Fork D to round section blades of Reynolds 531 Finish original Raleigh black dipped enamel with white enamel seat tube panel and head Gold lug lining seat post bands and fork bands 12 chromium plating on front fork ends and 6 on rear triangle ends The transfers and longer chrome socks on the front fork differ from the catalogue depictions and may be due to this being a custom ordered frame for a Raleigh employee Dimensions seat tube 24 c to t top tube 22 c to c Angles 73 head 71 seat Fork rake 2 Wheelbase 41 Bottom bracket height 11 1 8 Chainstay length 17 Rear spacing 118 mm Lugs Raleigh pattern cutaway lugs Weight 26 5 lbs complete machine Wheels 27 x 1 Dunlop special lightweight high pressure steel 32 40 hole rims 15 17G double butted Wheelsmith spokes 4x in back 3x in front BH Airlite Continental high flange hubs with Cyclo wingnuts Chainset Williams C 1200 46t with 6 cranks Reynolds Elite chain Pedals Raleigh steel quill road racing with GB Professional stainless toe clips and Popular straps Gears Benelux Mark 7 derailleur with Benelux down tube lever Freewheel Regina 14 16 18 20 22 t freewheel Brakes GB alloy Coureur side

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/rra-kohler.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Raleigh SBDU Ilkeston track
    hubs for general use Fiamme sprint rims on BH Racelite LF hubs for special occassions Chainset Campagnolo Record crankset 165mm on Campagnolo Record Pista bottom bracket Pedals Campagnolo C Record with Campag clips and straps Gears Single speed fixed Brakes N A Stem Bars Cinelli Double Knight Pista bar and early oval logo Milano stem on Campagnolo Record Pista headset Saddle Selle San Marco Extra details Acquired in 2008 on

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/sbdu-bilimlier-rb.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Raleigh track machine: 1947 - 1952
    P Oscar Plattner can clearly be seen on the seat tube Detail below When Brotherton retired from his cycle business the frame passed to the Australian Olympian Daryl Perkins who preserved it and later assisted in its restoration I acquired the frame last year still in its 1952 paint which unfortunately was beyond keeping but the colour match was there As a complete bike it had a variety of parts fitted but has been returned to near 1952 specs To complete the restoration I am looking for a pair of Raleigh Record Ace pedals and one of the rare Cinelli adjustable stems which Plattner used Below is an updated 2009 January image of this fine machine now with Cinell adjustable stem and the Reg Harris signature red Airlite hubs Now all it needs are the Raleigh pedals I must thank John Wheatley Peter Brotherton and Peter Underwood for their historical assistance Frame Harris Raleigh No 2842 Seat tube 22 9 16 Top tube 22 7 16 Wheel base 40 Chain stay 16 1 4 73 degree angles Wheels Fiamme sprint rims on Airlite large flanged fixed gear hubs 40 32 spoking fitted with Clement silk tubs Chainset Williams 5 pin with inch pitch block chain Pedals Will be Record Ace when a pair can be traced Gears Fixed 90 Brakes N A Stem Bars Fiamme stem and Cinelli 14 Pista bars Headset Raleigh Record Ace Saddle Brooks B17 Extra details This frame has a unique number not in the RP series of the other Harris Raleigh s why this is I don t yet know possibly it is the first prototype There is evidence of two proto types and a production run of fifteen with RP numbers The actual frame sizes differ in various period and later literature but 2842

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/harris-plattner-raleigh-rb.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Raleigh track machine
    23T with 7T sprocket 88 gear Inch pitch block chain 3 16th Crank length 6 Pedals RRA with Christophe toe clips and straps Gears Single fixed Brakes N A Stem Bars Classic sprint chromed steel handlebars 15 width Stem expander bolt fixing 4 Saddle Brooks Professional Sprint with Cyclo Sid Patterson brace Extra details Purchased at Phillips auction in August 2000 The catalogue said it was a Reg Harris bike

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/raleigh-track-tomlinson-rb.html (2016-02-09)
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  • G.R. Reed 'Leo Star 1958/9
    as Campagnolo Stronglight TA Ambrosio Universal Gnutti and Fiamme They advertised regularly in cycling magazines with prices that generally undercut the official importers this made them very popular and like many lightweight dealers around the country at this time a meeting place for local clubmen The frame which was probably made by one of the local frame builders is built out of Reynolds plain gauge 531 tubing and Nervex Legere Series lugs The money saved on the slightly cheaper tubing and lugs was obviously spent on eye catching extras chrome lugs fork ends and crown and the flamboyant purple paint which after nearly 50 years still looks spectacular Frame 1958 9 G R REED Leo Star 23 The frame which was probably made by one of the local frame builders is built out of Reynolds plain gauge 531 tubing and Nervex Legere Series lugs The money saved on the slightly cheaper tubing and lugs was obviously spent on eye catching extras chrome lugs fork ends and crown and the flamboyant purple paint which after nearly 50 years still looks spectacular Wheels Fiamme high pressure 27 x 1 rims on Milremo large flange hubset with Dunlop Road Racing tyres Chainset Stronglight

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/reed-rb.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Pat Rohan cycles
    gold box and lug lining chrome forks Wheels Mavic G40 rims on Campagnolo Pista large flange hubs Chainset Campagnolo Pista 165 with 48T ring Pedals Campagnolo Pista Gears Single speed fixed with 19T sprocket giving 69 gear 1 8 chain Brakes Campagnolo GS Stem Bars Cinelli Saddle Brooks B17 Sprint on Campagnolo twin bolt seat pin drilled Extra details My friend worked in the Rohan shop as a Saturday boy

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/rohan-johnson-rb.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Rondinella track readers' bikes
    head seat tube badges and topeye feature Detail below Pedals Shimano SPD platforn Gears Single speed 20T fixed wheel 64 8 for general town and short distance riding Brakes Dura Ace close clearance front brake Bars BLB track bars on ITM stem or BLB bullhorn bars on black BLB stem Saddle Selle Italia SLR saddle on alloy seat pin 27 2 Extra details Original paint was red with single Rondinella head tube transfer Previously had been used only for track racing on the Paddigton track in the 1970s Rondinella transfers have large R on red white and blue background plus Built by Vic Edwards Vic Edwards also built for others in his time and was a highly respected builder especially in the London area This track frame originally belonged to Richard aka Spider Westwood who was a member of the Archer Road Club Spider was a very useful local roadman in West London during the late 1960s through to the latter part of the 1970s In the early 1970s Spider went off with three others to race for two seasons on the roads of Northern France and Belgium Following his subsequent return home he had both this track frame and and a road frame built for him by Vic Edwards He continued to ride for a further couple of years mainly on home roads with varying degrees of success The track frame was used mainly to compete in the then regular Tuesday evening meetings held on the old concrete track located within the Paddington Recreation Ground which at the time was the hotbed of track racing for West London Sadly the track was subsequently demolished and nothing now exists of it By the late 1970 s Spider had retired from competition and the frame was put into storage and has

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/rondinella-pu-rb.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Rondinella tandem 1978
    fittings and a 66 tooth chainring Arthur had to be patient as Vic Edwards explained that the machine was needed for the Earls Court Cycle Exhibition and then the Paris Cycle Show so it wasn t available for quite some weeks after it was built However starting with the next racing season Arthur knew he d got a winner and over the next nine years he won many races on this machine Some of which were faster than his records but were in private club trials Two of the first age related Vets records he broke were with Stan Broom who although very small was quite a strong rider In 1984 they did 53 38 for a 25 aged 52 and the following year a 1 05 28 for 30 miles His next partner was myself and together we managed to break the following records On 6th of June 1991 a 21 19 for 10 miles on the 23rd June a 56 59 in the Tandem Club 25 aged 59 In the same year we did a 1 05 48 for 30 miles This record still stands today In 1997 Arthur retired from racing and sold the tandem to me

    Original URL path: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/rondinellatandem.html (2016-02-09)
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