Re: [CR]1962 Raleigh Gran Sport on eBay

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Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 17:14:16 -0400
To: "Ted E. Baer" <>,,
From: "Sheldon Brown" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]1962 Raleigh Gran Sport on eBay

Ted E. Baer wrote:
>Definitely one of the nicer bikes I have seen to hit
>eBay in quite a while. I wonder if the hubs are
>Normandy or the early 60's French-made Campagnolo?
>>From the looks of it, it appears to have it's original
>tires too!

Originals were Racelite... no French parts on those. Ebay says 26 x 1 3/8, but that's either wrong or the wheels have been replaced.

These came with Dunlop HPRRs on Dunlop Special Lightweight rims. First time I ever saw presta valves was one of these...

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