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New Blue Raleigh for Steve

Blog reader Steve T. has sent some photos of his new purchase.

Details to follow.

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 The bike is a 1979 Canadian made Superbe bought in Peterborough with all original parts. A lot of the parts I have replace where found on Kijiji, the front hub E bay. The wheel build cleaning and degreasing of bottom bracket and headset done by Dan atwww.waterfrontwheelshop.com/
This fellow is in Oakville and does good work at an affordable price.  
Sun C18 rims with stainless steel straight spokes.
Rabino Flash tires 85 PSI
Velo Orange: handle bars, brake levers & seatpost
NIB German Union made 90 mm front hub with adjustable cones
Sturmey Archer SLS30- T3 shifters
Nitto Technomic Stem
MKS touring pedals
Stainless steel break cables & salmon break pads
CanadianTire chain & grips
Brooks Saddle & Millbrook bag
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5 responses

  1. Timothy A Baker

    Beautiful Raleigh… What kind of shifter is that?

    May 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    • Steve

      It is a Sturmey SLS30-T3 shifter very sturdy.

      May 29, 2016 at 10:24 pm

  2. Ernie

    Great looking blue Raleigh Steve. I would like to see a photo of your garage door paint job. Looks interesting

    May 29, 2016 at 7:41 pm

  3. I’m making that noise Homer Simpson makes when he sees doughnuts…

    May 30, 2016 at 4:06 am

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