Monday, August 9, 2010

Raleigh Sports Rebuilt Single Speed, 21"/53cm Lugged Steel - *SOLD*

Raleigh Sports Rebuilt Single Speed, 21"/53cm

The base of this build is a Raleigh Sports frame in a beautiful coffee brown finish, that is in very nice cosmetic condition. Originally this bike was a 3-speed with all steel components. The frames are very nice, made of lugged 20/30 steel, but the stock steel components really weigh down the frame. This one has been rebuilt with some nice upgrades including a freshly handbuilt alloy wheelset. The wheelset features alloy high flange hubs laced to double-walled alloy rims in the same 26x1-3/8" size as the original wheels. Sports a long reach stem and comfortable swept back handlebars which make the bike much more ride-able than the original stem/bar setup. Set-up as a coast-able single speed with a 46/17 ratio, perfect for cruising around the city. Racks and baskets can be installed for an additional fee. This bike is ideal for riders 5'6" to 5'10", give or take.

[ C O M P O N E N T S ]

Handbuilt Lightweight Alloy Wheelset, 26x1-3/8"
Sunrims CR18 Rims, double-walled, single-eyeleted
Normandy/Maillard High Flange Alloy Hubs
Michelin World Tour Black Tires, 26x1-3/8"
CST Tubes, schrader valves
17t Dicta Single Speed Freewheel
KMC Z510 Heavy Duty Track Width Single Speed Chain
Raleigh "Heron" Cottered Crankset, 46t
Raleigh Block Pedals
Kalloy Alloy Micro-Adjust Seatpost
Dark Brown Leather Saddle
SR Alloy Stem, 100mm reach
Swept Back Handlebars
Black Faux Leather Handlebar Tape
Shimano Alloy Brake Levers
Dual-Pivot Long Reach Brakes
SRAM Brake Cables
ProMax Brake Pads


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