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  1. Reynard

    Secondhand Raleigh Junior Rigid MTB: lemon or worth a punt?

    Could just use a bit of advice / reassurance to make sure I'm not potentially ending up with a lemon... Local recycling place has a Raleigh Max 24 junior MTB up for grabs for a pony. Seems to be a smaller version of the adult bike as far as I can tell. I think it's my size (or at least in the...
  2. lucidone

    Kids Raleigh 20" wheel lugged frame - Freebie

    Sound frame professionally repainted in candy red (now with a few chips as shown). 1" threaded steerer, standard 68mm BB, 16 1/2" BB to top of seat tube, 17" top tube. Rear brake cable internally routes through top tube. Approx 11" axle to crown height
  3. bigjim

    Raleigh Royal. 23.5" Frame. Absolutely stunning.

    Parting with my 80s Raleigh Royal. Bought a few years ago and told it had only been ridden ten miles. The BB grease had turned to wax it had been stood that long. Cleaned out and new grease. It ran perfectly. Looks factory fresh. Looking carefully you might find a tiny mark or two. i can only...
  4. All uphill

    Raleigh ladies bike

    I've been without a project for two weeks, and beginning to feel glum. So here's my next one bought from the local bicycle project. It is a fairly basic singlespeed Raleigh in original complete condition. My plan (which will certainly change) is to clean it up, hopefully keeping the original...
  5. D

    Raleigh MTB Bottom Bracket

    Being part way through resuscitating an elderly Raleigh MTB, from around 1990, into a Hybrid/Hack type bike, I will have to remove the cranks and strip, clean & grease the cup & cone bottom bracket, which has loads of play in it, my question is, if the BB has had it, will this be an English...
  6. Wookee

    Raleigh Pioneer Classic

    I picked up one of these the other day as I couldn't get on with my new road bike. I know we have some fans here and just wondered if someone could give me an age from this serial number sticker please?
  7. Adamh2009

    Raleigh Pioneer Classic

    So I've just bought my 4th Raleigh (I also have a Cameo, Courier and a Chiltern Lady). I cannot find much information on the Pioneer, especially the Pioneer Classic. Can anyone share any information or old brochures about this bike for me please? I believe its missing both mud guards and a...
  8. Survivor Bikes

    1980 Raleigh ‘Denim’ Eighteen

    Evening all 😊 Day 1. On checking my inventory, I actually found 3 R18s, each in varying states of decay. For one reason or another I selected a ‘Denim’ variant made in Nottingham in October 1980 (according to the frame number). The AW hub is also stamped 1980. So, I got it back to base and...
  9. RichardB

    1991 Raleigh MTB, thoughts please

    Massive long post, sorry. I have a Raleigh Amazon MTB from 1991. Frame and forks in good condition, other components tired. Paint and decals almost perfect, as I tend to look after things. It was my only bike for a while, then became the ‘holiday bike’ when in France, and finally it’s been in...
  10. Gunk

    Raleigh royal tourer rebuild

    I decided to start the Royal today, my initial inspection showed that all the bearings need replacing and the crankset is at the end of it’s life with non removable chainrings with bent and broken teeth.
  11. All uphill

    Raleigh Reynolds 531 Grand Sport. No wheels!

    NO LONGER FOR SALE This was my fixie. Raleigh Grand Sport 531 from the early 1970s. Frame built by Carlton in Worksop.Weinmann brakes, Simple derailler. 55cm seatpost. Seatpost is free. BB has no play and turns freely. Frame has a few spots and scratches, but seems solid. £50 cash on collection...
  12. All uphill

    Raleigh Grand Sport 531 frame and fork.

    I bought this two years ago with wrecked wheels and built it into a singlespeed. Now I have used the wheels on another project, and would like this to go to a good home. Its 55cm seatpost. Frame is marked Carlton, made in Worksop. I'm reluctant to post and pack, but realise I may need to...
  13. Mile195

    1978 Raleigh Medale; cosmetic work?

    Hi all Like the rest of the nation, people round my way are clearing out homes and garages and I’ve acquired this little number from the side of the street. Mechanically I’m already on top of what needs doing. However, I’ve never really worked on the cosmetics of a bike or vehicle. Unpainted...
  14. Twilkes

    Help ID an old Raleigh bike

    I came across some old photos of an incredibly naive JoGLE that I did about 20 years ago, and it had photos of the bike. I have a love-'em-and-leave-'em relationship with bikes, I love them when I'm riding them regardless of how good or bad they are, but don't really miss them when they've gone...
  15. Phaeton

    Raleigh Chopper with Twist Grip Gears

    Somebody linked me to this Chopper which came up on Fecesbook, but I don't remember ever seeing them with twist grip gear change, the ones we had were a lever on the crossbar.
  16. Gunk

    Raleigh Classic 531c Tourer Refurb

    Just picked this up this morning, late 1980's Classic 531 ST C usual huge frame! but a lovely bike. Campag record hubs, lots other nice upgraded stuff including front and rear pannier racks and Bluemells mudguards. Just needs a deep clean and service.
  17. gucu

    Raleigh Royal

    Hi I have a Raleigh Royal with something wrong with the bottom bracket but free to anyone who wants it. I live in Cornwall but can post out, which will cost around £25 - £36. Thanks Rich
  18. L

    Raleigh Record Ace rebuild ...

    As part of refurbishing my RRA I took off the bar tape to find a sea of corrosion damage. Their scrap ... Does anyone have a set of SR bars, preferably with a stem, for sale at a sensible price ? Wide is good ... And while we're at it SR 27.2 alloy seat pin ... .....
  19. russ.will

    Raleigh SPD 531 1994 Restomod

    I've posted a bit elsewhere on the forum about this, but to shortcut a mega-post, I've done a Google Sites page on it here. You might want a cup of coffee before you start! Russ
  20. S

    Raleigh Motus Tour- loud squeaking

    My partner has a Raleigh Motus Tour almost a year old now I reckon. She said it now has a squeak that's got louder the past month or so, and I tried it today and it appears to be coming from the front and is only when pedalling (generally uphill) so it's not wheel related as no noise when...
  21. Illaveago

    1980 Raleigh Record Ace

    Some weeks ago I popped in to a Julian House Charity Bike workshop. I was out shopping with my wife and was just curious as to what bikes they had. I wandered around but nothing really caught my eye until I spotted some frames in a corner . I noticed one frame had Reynolds 531 transfers on it...
  22. EltonFrog

    A Raleigh Twenty Refurbishment.

    Not everyone’s cup of tea, but as there’s the square root of feck all else to do at the moment I thought I’d take this old shitter apart and rebuild it. It cost a tenner. Today I’m going to start the refurbishment of a Raleigh Twenty I bought locally for £10.00. Its a basic version of the...
  23. BalkanExpress

    Raleigh Royale

    Not my usual thing but I quite like the loook of this https://www.2ememain.be/a/velos-velomoteurs/velos-hommes-velos-pour-homme/m1523103251-raleigh-ville-56cm.html?c=08c285449651fa109c354bbabe740c1b&previousPage=lr I know next to nothing about old Royales, any advice welcome.
  24. Kevinski66

    1984 Raleigh Grand Course 531c frameset

    Hi, don't know if its allowed but i would dearly love to know how much this frame is worth please??, i picked it up at an auction knowing it was too big for me but had some nice parts on that i am keeping, i have had an offer for £150 already and would just like to make sure i don't sell it on...
  25. S

    Any Raleigh Dawn Tourist owners on here??

    I've recently picked up an interesting, but as yet unidentified, Raleigh rod-braked 3-speed roadster. I'd hoped to have some pics up in the "show us your Raleigh" thread by now, but unfortunately an essential front tyre change has revealed the fork is a bit misaligned and needs some remedial...
  26. Frottish

    Highly fettled Raleigh Pioneer

    I call it the urban assault rustbucket!
  27. EltonFrog

    *SOLD* Refurbished Raleigh Scorpio for sale.

    As documented here It’s a big bugger 25 inch frame. Collection near Didcot, Oxfordshire. £50.00.
  28. NeilnrLincoln

    Raleigh chopper wanted

    Reliving my youth, I'm looking for a Raleigh Chopper to buy. Any condition considered, even incomplete. I don't have a fortune to spend. Does anyone have anything they want to part with? Thanks. Neil.
  29. Andrew1971

    Sun GT 10 road bike (raleigh)

    Hi All Having a little clear out. I have a sun gt 10 road bike it's 22.5 inch frame, 700c wheels front qr rear nutted, 10 speed 2x5 crankset not original. Seat what i had in the box. Front and rear mechs original i believe. Bull horn handle bars from spares box put on years ago. Still got the...
  30. DCLane

    Raleigh Loxley, minus wheels, saddle and rear derailleur - Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

    I've needed a spare pair of wheels for the Raleigh Pioneer and yesterday I picked up this Raleigh Loxley: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Raleigh-men-bike-for-spares-not-working-/223820211432 The rear mech (a Shimano TX35) was snapped, it's got a slightly bent hanger and needs a new chain, gear...
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