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1980 Raleigh Competition GS

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Reynolds 531 Double Butted / 21.5 inches / 1980

Raleigh Stock Handlebars / Tall Nitto Technomic Stem

Reynolds 531 / Campagnolo

Weinmann 700c Concave rim / Campy Nuovo Gran Sport low flange hub 36 hole 100mm / Vittoria Randonneur 28's

Weinmann 700c Concave rim, with Campy Nuovo Gran Sport low flange hub 36 hole 126mm / Vittoria Randonneur 28's

Campy Gran Sport Three Arm

Honey Brooks B17 / Campy Gran Sport post

Campy Gran Sport with Christophe Clips (no strap)

Campy GS

Drilled Weinmann

Maillard 5 speed freewheel

My legs and arms

Previous owner messed with the rear ended up replacing the original parts with an improperly spaced hub with a horrible rim that made the bike wobble- not good. Found the a correct 126mm rear hub, stock rim, and set about replacing the hack job. Now it rides almost like new although the lettering has flaked off a bit, but overall in excellent condition. Cleaned up all the rust and grim along with some additions including a converted LED bullet light, sew on leather grips, gum hoods, brooks seat (finally broken in and comfortable as a pillow), acorn tool bag, and some white 700c 28mm Vittorias on this bad boy to replace the black 23mm Vittorias.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/arkiemark/sets/72157615734463804/

People who friended this bike swardenh, EastsidePride, hollowgram5, owlboogie, sibkis, marctenor, Nightingale, Zach Martin, nruntsch, spader725, van, OZYMANDIAzzz, Main Mill Valley, jguerry, the fumingator, ERBconklin, mastronaut, Brannigan

Tail light

How did you attach your taillight to the old reflector bracket...looks pretty sweet, I just wanna know how!

Thanks. I slipped the

Thanks. I slipped the superflash on the bracket (the reflector bracket has two holes already), and just marked where the holes were, then drilled the back part of the superflash clip. After, just screwed it all together. There's room in the housing for the screw to penetrate the superflash for a more secure fit. Good luck!

OTSG?

Is this the same one?

yup it's the same one! OTSG

yup it's the same one! OTSG is awesome.

go for some full length

go for some full length metal fenders on that sweet bike. some 28c white randonneurs could look awesome on that.



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