Re: [CR]Ebay outing : Raleigh Team-Pro type handlebars ??


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From: "Pete Geurds" <raleighpro@dejazzd.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <200412060820.AAA21523@cascade.cs.ubc.ca> <002201c4db93$b75fc980$22e0fea9@man>
Subject: Re: [CR]Ebay outing : Raleigh Team-Pro type handlebars ??
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 08:45:44 -0500


From: "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>
> These are indeed the GB "anodised" wreath handlebars that were introduced c.
> 1973. They came in gold (as this is) or silver. The 1973 Raleigh (North
> American) catalogue specs these bars, in silver, for the TI Raleigh Team Pro
> with a Record 3TTT stem, later a plainer alloy stem of unspecified make. I
> was able to get a pair of these bars from a CR member in the UK.
>
> But.... Eric Elman, our resident Team Pro expert, tells me all of the Team
> Pros he's actually seen had 3TTT Superleggere bars with the 3TTT stem. So...
> as usual... we have specs vs. reality. But I have a lovely combination on my
> machine and yes I really like looking at the GB in the wreath when I am
> riding....

I suppose the sleeve threw me off, I wwas thinking it was a newer version. The bars on the CR page are older I take it? http://www.classicrendezvous.com/British/GB/GB.htm

My TTT Record stem with the TTT Competizione bar still look good on my Raleigh Pro.

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, Pa