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 Post subject: raleigh techniums
PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:40 pm 
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Location: scotland
has anyone owned or still own one of these rare bikes, i had two but sold them a long time ago :cry: , a chill and a 600 road bike.
any info would be greatly appreciated.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:49 pm 
Mr Darcy
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Location: Bicester
never owned one, but in my Raleigh mustang days, I really used to lust after a white Tecnium with Deore gruppo. Lovely looking bike. It might have been a Chill? 88 I think it was.

Had little rings at the ends of the tubes, I guess where the lugs ended.

Anyone got any pics?

 Post subject: Technium
PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 9:02 pm 
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Location: Brighton
The Techniums were Raleigh USA bikes. Raleigh USA is a different company although they seem to converge and diverge according to how the mood takes them.

I think the Dynatech and M-Trax bikes were a result of them working together and sharing the Technium technology.


 Post subject: Technium
PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:12 pm 
rBoTM Winner
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Location: Vienna, Austria
There used to be a white one tethered outside Clapham Junction station, it had full Deore groupo with U-brake so pre 1990. I left anote on it once offering to buy it but heard nothing.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:27 pm 
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I came close to buying that white chill, got a team stumpy instead.

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