A personal masterpiece: Raleigh Sprite 3-speed conversion with retro lights!
This is it, my most finicky and obsessive bike project thus far: a 3-speed conversion of a 1980s Raleigh Sprite with LED-equipped vintage lampset. My Motobecane city bike project was considerably higher end, but it wasn't done by my hands and, crucially, doesn't have a lighting system. It's been a full year in the making (I ordered the wheelset on April 27, 2011), but most of the time was spent developing the LED lighting system. First, a bit of history: Canadian-made Raleigh Sprites are…
Raleigh Sports DL22L 3 speed Ladies bicycle (1974?)
A couple years ago a friend was clearing out his garage in anticipation of a remodel. Knowing I was a bike nut he offered me a pair of 3 sp...
Gold 69 Raleigh and 79 Typhoon
Here are some pics of my cherished 3 speeds. The gold one is a 1969 Raleigh Sports "All-Gold Edition" in beautiful un-restored original condition. The tires and seat are new but everything else is as it was in 1969. The seat is a new Brooks Leather Saddle. Fitting to the bike. We have a Raleigh dealer here in Asheville that has been in business since 1896 (yes 1896) so the local yard sales are always turning up old Raleigh's. The Schwinn is a 1979 Schwinn Typhoon. It is my daily rider. It…
A fresh start for a '38 Raleigh - Bike Forums
Classic & Vintage - A fresh start for a '38 Raleigh - Some of you may recall the 60s Raleigh Superbe I picked up for a flip a while ago. The seller was a big lanky lad who had purchased it from an old blue-haired lady at a garage sale a few weeks prior. At first glance, it looked like a pre-70s bike with a few
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