[CR]Last Sturmey Archer hubbed race bike?

(Example: Framebuilders:Richard Moon)

Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2007 15:40:23 -0500
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: "Mark Stonich" <mark@bikesmithdesign.com>
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" http://abcetour.com 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 http://retroraleighs.com/ 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 Stonich;
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