Re: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition Eras

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From: "jerrymoos" <>
To: "HM & SS Sachs" <>, <>, <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition Eras
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 19:50:03 -0500

Hubs were usually Luxe Competition and derailleurs Huert Jubilee. I say usually, because in those years anything was possible.


Jerry Moos
Houston, TX

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