Re: [CR]Last Sturmey Archer hubbed race bike?

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From: "Pete Geurds" <>
To: Mark Stonich <>,
References: <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Last Sturmey Archer hubbed race bike?
Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2007 17:00:58 -0400

From: "Mark Stonich" <> To: <> Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2007 4:40 PM Subject: [CR]Last Sturmey Archer hubbed race bike?

> I'm putting the finishing touches on my 1958 Raleigh Record Ace Moderne.
> Hoping to have it ready for next week's "All British Cycling Event"
> The 23" frame weighs only 4 lb. 3 oz. so I assume it
> was sold as a raceable bike. It was available with 2 fixed sprockets, a
> Sturmey FM 4 speed, or a CycloBenelux 5 speed derailleur.
> Does anyone know if it was the last production Sturmey Archer hubbed race
> bike?
> BTW The Retro Raleighs website with the catalog
> scans seems to be down. Has it been moved?
> BTW2 Props to Pete Paine for finding me a good FM and a 44t Williams C1200
> chainring. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mark, The only part I can help with is that Retro Raleighs is at:

Do you have pics of your Record Ace posted somewhere? Cheers!

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, Pa. USA