Re: [CR]Team Raleigh identification

Example: Framebuilders:Jack Taylor

Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 17:27:28 -0400
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From: George Allen <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Team Raleigh identification
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Did any of the Team bikes have eyelets? I was also under the impression that the 1974 Team bikes had yellow head tubes? Perhaps these were not built at Ilkeston? Pre-Ilkeston?

George Allen Lexington, Ky USA

At 03:51 PM 8/16/2005, Mike Mullett wrote:
>Hi all
>This information may be a bit basic, but with all the posts re genuine
>Team bikes from Ilkeston, whether 531 or 753, one fact may have been
>overlooked. A genuine Ilkeston frameset has a black head tube whilst all
>the other non Ilkeston frames had a yellow head tube. Unless they have
>been refinished of course.
>Mike (with a black head tube bike)Mullett
>Reading UK