Vintage 3 Speed English Bicycles

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1981 Raleigh Tourist DL-1

Another find on Kijiji Toronto.

$_201$_20-1 $_20-2 $_20-3 $_20-4 $_20-5$_20-6

 

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3 responses

  1. Love those old Raleighs. But you have to love any bicycle with brakes designed like something you’d normally find in an orchestra pit.

    May 6, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    • They’re not as efficient as modern brakes but they do look cool.

      May 6, 2014 at 4:41 pm

  2. I was looking at another rod-brake-equipped machine last year: a two-speed Italian military folding bike from 1914. The front brake caliper looks surprisingly modern. http://wp.me/p1iGqw-10b

    May 6, 2014 at 4:55 pm

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