Re: [CR]'73 Raleigh Super Course TT

(Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser)

Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 07:53:18 -0700 (PDT)
From: "John Barry" <usazorro@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]'73 Raleigh Super Course TT
To: "Classicrendezvous@Bikelist.Org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <006c01c6a682$58a9a530$6501a8c0@ceyoung>


Earle,

Those are replacements. Raleigh didn't change to Japanese componentry on the Super Course until 1977.

Regards,

John Barry
Mechanicsburg, PA, USA


--- Earle Young wrote:


> I've just had a customer bring in a carmine red
> Raleigh Super Course TT
> that he said he bought new in late '73. It has a
> Sugino Mighty
> Competition crankset, SunTour VGT rear derailleur, a
> SunTour front
> derailleur and Suntour friction shifters. Were these
> original equipment,
> or is it possible they are mods made by the selling
> dealer, Turin of
> Denver.
> Also, the frame is a Carlton, and I'm concerned
> about threading. Which
> is more likely, standard 1.37 in. x 24 tpi bottom
> bracket, or Raleigh
> 1.37 in. x 26 tpi? I'm worried that it has 24 tpi
> cups forced or
> rethreaded into 26 tpi frame.
>
> Thanks,
> Earle Young,
> Madison, WI
>
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