Re: [CR]1962 Raleigh Gran Sport on eBay

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Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 15:56:25 -0400
From: "Sheldon Brown" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]1962 Raleigh Gran Sport on eBay

At 3:49 PM -0400 9/12/05, wrote:
>A totally original (right down to the pump, Coloral water bottle and
>handlebar wrap) and very clean 1962 Raleigh Gran Sport on eBay:
>These are among those enormously appealing (well to me anyway) early
>'sixties Raleigh "lightweights" that had it all: lovely colours, graphics,
>nice components... everything but the "light weight". Sadly all we
>re 2030
>frames. But dandy looking eye candy.

That's the bike I lusted after but couldn't afford as a teenager...

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