velospace is about bikes and the people who ride them marketplace photos random forums

Custom 'Tiffany' Raleigh Shopper

Bike tags: Single speed | Custom | Raleigh | shopper | Twenty
Bike photo
Click to view other photos

I built this bike for my girlfriend from a 1978 Raleigh Twenty Alpha. various NOS parts here and there. A lot of saved and polished chrome from the original bike. A hand bare metal job, primer and paint job.

Worth checking are the brake blocks. Due to the smaller wheels I had to rotate the blocks and cut them with a stanley knife.

People who friended this bike Joshua A.C. Newman, usertwenty, per.k

That chainring/crank is a

That chainring/crank is a thing of beauty, Raleigh should make some modern version of that and put it on the Rush Hour.

Cool solution with the

Cool solution with the brakes.

Wouldn't a coaster be easier though?


a coaster would do the trick, but liz is not a fan of the that type of brake. when I have time i'm going to build a type of drop bridge to lower the brakes.

Good idea. Right now,

Good idea. Right now, there's very little leverage.

velospace | About | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | contact | blog | status | site map | ©