Re: [CR]Raliegh GrandPrix Questions

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From: "James A Narlesky" <jim@alandavid.com>
To: "Ron Gurth" <rononice@yahoo.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20011006234040.33147.qmail@web12501.mail.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Raliegh GrandPrix Questions
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 10:57:04 -0700


Ron's inquiry has prompted me to ask if anyone knows of a source (or a compatible replacement) for cones and hollow axles for the old Atom High Flange Hubs similar to those supplied on the bike that Ron found? Love those high flange hubs! Thanks,

Jim Narlesky


----- Original Message -----
From: Ron Gurth
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2001 4:40 PM
Subject: [CR]Raliegh GrandPrix Questions



> I have come across a Raliegh GP and would like some
> help in dating it correctly and maybe a guess as to
> the value. If I have some thoughts to these
> questions, I will see if I can aquire it, and offer it
> to interested CR listers, or if no interest, stick it
> onto Ebay. here are the particulars:
> 25 inch (63?cm) frame, 23 inch top tube, c-c; transfer
> says it is "2030" tubing. serial number 2734986 on
> bottom bracket shell. Simplex mechs, front and back,
> the cheaper Delrin style (I forget what they were
> called); cottered crank; Weinmann 750 "Vainqueur 999"
> center-pulls; original Weinmann levers have white
> Carlton hoods. Wheels are steel, high flange hubs, no
> quickrelease. Stem is alloy, I think, 11.5 extention,
> and has a "GB" embossed on either side. Handlebars are
> alloy, and about 40 cm, with translucent blut plastic
> tape. Paint is a very good looking bright blue, with
> black panels, and the lugs are gold lined. Paint is
> overall in good condition, as are the transfers, but
> there are scratches. I personally know that this bike
> has had very few miles put on it for the last 25
> years. It has been in dry storage, so there is no
> rust to speak of.
> Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
> Ron 'too short for this one' Gurth
>
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