Re: [CR]I just found a Raleigh Super Tourer


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Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 16:46:34 -0500
To: CYCLETRUCK@aol.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Bill Laine <bill@wallbike.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]I just found a Raleigh Super Tourer


Hi Calvert

I, too, am the proud owner of a Super Tourer. Or at least all of the pieces of one are hanging on my workshop wall waiting for the spit and polish treatment.

In my humble opinion this is a very nice bike. It is a Carlton version of the Raleigh roadster; laid back angles, upright bars, and a B.66. But everything is very sophisticated for the time (around 1977).

The frame and fork are all 531. Huret Jubilee deraillers, Mailliard 700 hubs, and a Stronglight 93 triple (with the outer ring in a un-toothed chainguard configuration - CPSC appeasement?) are some of the components.

The paint on mine is in pretty nice shape. I need to find some deraillers and skewers and it will be a nice city bike. Classy and unique.

Bill Laine New Orleans

At 12:32 AM -0400 5/21/02, CYCLETRUCK@aol.com wrote:
>I got a call tonight to come look at a bike...and now its mine.
>It a 54cm c-t and I'm at least a 62cm but I couldn't turn down
>a Carlton-built DB main frame all 531otherwise.
>Anyone ever heard of this bike?
>What can you tell me about it?
>I found nothing at the regular Raleigh sites.
>
>Thanks,
>Calvert Guthrie
>Kansas City