Re: [CR]Raleigh Pro Questions

(Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente)

From: <Huemax@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 09:28:11 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Raleigh Pro Questions
To: freesound@comcast.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 3/15/05 8:38:11 AM, freesound@comcast.net writes:


> I'm looking at a 55 cm '73 Raleigh Pro frame.  How do they ride and stee r?
> I'm not interested in too "racy."
>

Hi Ken,

I have a few Raleigh Pro's, 71 Limited Edition, 73 Pro, and 75(?). All are

what called "fast" quick responsive ride, short wheel base and relatively unstable.

BTW, what you described "racy" means that the geometry is short W.B., the steep headangle, and less fork offset(rake)??

Best Regards,

KEN TODA, High Point, NC, beautiful day in 60's