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Vintage 1972 Raleigh Carlton Glider 10-speed

Not a 3 speed but worthy of a mention. A nice clean. original bike at a reasonable price.

Currently available on Kijiji Toronto @ $160.00. The seller writes:

Vintage 1972 Raleigh Carlton Glider 10-speed road bike.

21.5-inch fully lugged and brazed frame made of TI-Raleigh proprietary 2030 high tensile tubing. Frame set made by Carlton in Worksop , England and bike assembled for Eatons by Raleigh in Nottingham. Chromed forks.
Sold by Eatons of Canada as a Raleigh “Truline Glider”.
Should fit a rider from 5’4″ to 5’9″ approx.

Most Eatons Gliders were single speed, 3-speed or 5-speed cruisers. This is one of the higher-end 10-speed racing models with Carlton frame and French and English drive parts.

Weinmann aluminum alloy brake levers with Carlton hoods
Weinmann aluminum alloy brake callipers – front and rear
Raleigh crank arms &
Raleigh chainrings (40 & 52 teeth)
Simplex front derailleur &
Simplex Prestige rear derailleur
Simplex gear levers and
GB aluminum alloy handlebar,
GB aluminum alloy handlebar stem

See many more pics of the bike here:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/67726988@N04/sets/72157651279619569/

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3 responses

  1. Syke

    AKA, Raleigh Grand Prix. In excellent condition. Somebody grab this one, its not going to last long! $160.00 is what they sold for a couple of years ago, nowadays its more like $175-200.00, with the dreamers asking $300.00 and up. A very solid, nice riding, bicycle.

    April 2, 2015 at 11:04 am

    • I agree. A very good bike and the price is great.

      April 2, 2015 at 11:28 am

  2. Cecil

    very nice bike for the price…something about good old Hi ten steel…the best..

    April 2, 2015 at 11:58 am

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