Vintage 3 Speed English Bicycles

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1975 Raleigh Sports Update

I gave this one a quick cleanup, repacked all the bearings and replaced the brake cables.

Total cost to date:

Purchase @ $100.00

Two cables @ $6.00

Master link @ $5.00

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It has the short lived self adjusting brake levers that do seem overly complicated.

The only other thing I want to do is replace the brake pads.

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2 responses

  1. runningbarrett

    Nice find! I’ve wondered about the self adhusters….never seen a pair except in pictures!

    July 17, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    • They didn’t last long, a year or two.

      July 17, 2016 at 8:07 pm

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