Re: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition Eras

(Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente)

From: "Raoul Delmare" <Raoul.L.Delmare@worldnet.att.net>
To: "C.R. List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Bruce C." <BruceCumberland@comcast.net>
References: <40A564BA.7020404@erols.com> <0f0a01c43a16$8f4f58d0$efddfea9@mooshome>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition Eras
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 08:57:48 -0500


I think Jerry said it , and said it just right .

I would add :

http://retroraleighs.com/index.html

http://retroraleighs.com/catalogs.html

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/Raleigh74/07CompetitionMkII.jpg

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/Raleigh74/23TechSpecs.jpg

Raoul Delmare
Marysville Kansas


----- Original Message -----
From: jerrymoos
To: HM & SS Sachs


<Raoul.L.Delmare@worldnet.att.net> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 7:50 PM Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition Eras


> Hubs were usually Luxe Competition and derailleurs Huert Jubilee. I say
> usually, because in those years anything was possible.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "HM & SS Sachs" <sachs@erols.com>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>; <Raoul.L.Delmare@worldnet.att.net>
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 7:30 PM
> Subject: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition Eras
>
> > Raoul Delmare wrote (but I snip to focus on one paragraph):
> >
> > very basically, it was like this ,
> >
> > Raleigh Competition Mark II
> > "second generation"
> > approximately early to middle 1970's
> > T.A. & Huret components from France
> > Huret dropouts in the frame-set
> > lugs were those lovely semi-fancy Raleigh "Exclusive Capella"
> > fully-sloping fork crown
> > the only color choice was - elegant black
> > first frames had "3 main tubes" Reynolds 531 , later frames were
> entirely
> > Reynolds 531 with double butting where appropriate
> >
> > +++++++++++++==
> >
> > The one I have came with Nervar Cranks, and is of the 531 DB subspecies
> (as far as I can tell the Nervars were original, and I can't imagine
> retrofitting with 'em).
> >
> > Now, I do have three questions:
> >
> > I'm sure it had sew-ups (differentiated from the non-racing Gran Sport),
> but not sure if the hubs should have been plain old Normandy, or the Luxe
> Competition? What kind of seat post? What derailleurs?
> >
> > Thanks
> > harvey sachs
> > mcLean va