Retro raleighs dating
The Taiwanese company Sunrace bought the equipment, stock and rights to the name and is back in business.Most older Sturmey-Archer hubs have two or three-letter model codes, which are usually stamped onto the hub shell.The Classic chopper features aren't forgotten about, the hanger bars and classic 16" front and 20" rear motorbike style tyres are still present alongside an aluminium kickstand. Climb aboard and relive your youth - or buy one for your child to show them what a cool set of wheels really looks like. And, with its perfect combination of wistful nostalgia and retro hotness, the Chopper is one.Back in the 70s, Raleigh made more than 1m of them – unleashing a tsunami of easy riders across suburbia.
The company was sold to a group of money manipulators who shut it down in hope of making a quick profit by selling off the assets.
I like the modified Wald rack a great deal and the Pletscher rack is great for sling bags.
Bikes: '74 Raleigh LTD-3, '76 Motobecane Grand Jubile, '83 Fuji TSIII (customized commuter), '10 Mercier Kilo WT (fixed obsession), '83 Bianchi Alloro, '92 Bridgestone MB-1 (project), '83 Specialized Expedition (project), '79 Peugeot UO-8 (sold) 2 months? There are people that bring 4-5 year old threads back from the dead, and it takes a while to realize, with everything in real time these days. ,,,, BD Shark Sandwich got a two word review, hehe. Why can’t I find a simple traditional rear rack of pleasing proportions for Raleigh-type 26-inch wheel bikes?
Also use some bits from an old inner tube to protect the paint on the seat stays.
Beware that some panniers are designed to hook to an arm on a rack, and the Pletscher doesn't have anywhere for the hook to go.
Why cant I find a simple traditional rear rack of pleasing proportions for Raleigh-type 26-inch wheel bikes?