Raleigh Team Rapide Classic Road Bike 1970s.

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Raleigh Team Rapide Classic Road Bike 1970s.

Reynolds 531 tubing. Raleigh-Sakae parts. Suntour shifting.

Regular Price: €899,-

Special Price: €799,- *

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  • Manufacturer: Raleigh
  • Size: 59 cm
  • Eroica Approved Bicycle
  • Description:
    Not only is the Raleigh one of the oldest cycling brands of the world, it also is popular for its racing heritage. At the peak of sportive triumph stood the Dutch cycling Team TI Raleigh which was extremely successful from the 1970s to the 1980s. Many famous champions rode in this équipe, among them Joop Zoetemelk, Jan Raas, Gerrie Knetemann, Hennie Kuiper, Dave Lloyd, Urs Freuler, Johan van der Velde and Didi Thurau.
    Success does not come without fans and admirers who are keen to identify themselves with the stars and some marketing to feed their needs.
    In these years several 10- and 12-speed models tried to give amateurs and professionals alike the possibility to join the ranks of Raleigh road bike racers and especially the team coloured bikes sold very well.
    Our Raleigh Rapide is one of these bikes. The frame was built using Raleigh 531 butted tubes for the main triangle and was painted in the typical, vibrant colours of the Team Raleigh. As for the components, a nice mix, mainly of Raleigh branded and high quality Japanese parts have been used, such as Suntour Shifting and a Raleigh-Sakae chainset. The suntour derailleurs were arguably the best ones on the market till the mid 1980s. And their Retrofriction shifters are nothing less than legendary.
    Generally the Rapide was a very popular model because it combined a sportive geometry with great versatility. Thanks to extra eyelets, the installation of mudguards or fenders was easy, and the center-pull brakes left enough clearance for wider tires. So if you you like to, you can make use of these opportunities, too.
    A bike, checked, lubed, adjusted and good for many miles to come. Why not ride this one at L'Eroica? »See Details
  • Condition: Used. The bike is in good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents and is not bent. Paintwork and decals are original with typical signs of wear. All parts have been checked and are working fine.
  • Era: 1970s
  • Storage: BMB05-24
Frame & Fork Raleigh Team Rapide; Reynolds 531 tubing
Front Derailleur Suntour
Rear Derailleur Suntour
Headset Raleigh
Crankset Raleigh; 170mm; 52/48
Bottom Bracket Sakae Ringyu
Stem Raleigh forged; 100mm
Stem Bar Sakae; 42cm
Shifters Suntour Retrofriction
Brakes Weinmann
Brake Levers Weinmann
Hubs Maillard; 14-24
Rims Rigida 700c clincher
Tires Vredestein; 28-622
Seat Post Sakae Ringyu
Seat Selle San Marco Rolls
Chain Sedis
Handlebar Tape cotton cloth
Pedals Atom
  • Seat Tube (c-t): 59 cm
  • Top Tube (c-c): 56 cm
  • Head Tube: 18 cm
  • Standover: 85 cm
Size of a classic bicycle
GermanyDHL Economy (2-3 days) €54FedEx (1-2 days) €71FedEx Express (1 day1) €107
UKDHL Economy (5-8 days) €83FedEx (2-3 days) €95FedEx Express (1-2 days) €131
Europe *DHL Economy (5-8 days) €83FedEx (2-3 days) €95FedEx Express (1-2 days) €131
USADHL Economy(3-4 weeks) €130FedEx (3-5 days) €150FedEx Express (1-2 days) €200
AustraliaDHL Economy(3-4 weeks) €150FedEx (5-7 days) €170FedEx Express (3-4 days) €200
Worldwide *DHL Economy (3-4 weeks) €150FedEx (9-14 days) €170FedEx Express (5-8 days) €200

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