Vintage 3 Speed English Bicycles


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
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

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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