Was wondering if anyone knowledgeable about Raleighs numbering system could comment on this one, really curious about it as I thought the lightweights had numbers starting with W denoting Worksop and later Nottingham. Any ideas?
I am pretty familiar with the systems used both in the LU and in the SBDU, this Randonneur is a conundrum - I thought they were made in the Lightweight Unit, but it appears not as they would have the W prefix to the frame number.
The Randonneur is a second half of the 80s bike.
Could it be a misbuild with the chainstay mounted spoke carriers but be a Granada or one of the more"cooking"frames - unless anyone knows better(I'll check in my brochure collection).
Looks worth a resto though.
Co-founder of a V-CC section, member South Eastern Road Club and owner of - 2005 Bianchi Reparto Corse (modern), 1985 Raleigh SBDU Pro Super, 1984 Raleigh LU Corsa, 1980 Allin Stan Butler Special, 1978 Ron Cooper, 2 x very early Roberts (late 60s/early 70s), 1975 Bill Philbrook tourer, 1966 Raleigh Superbe Roadster, 1964 Allin Stan Butler Special Belgique, 1951 Hobbs of Barbican S/C, 1950 Hobbs of Barbican S/C, 1947 Hetchins Super Special, 1908 Centaur Featherweight. 1988 Specialized Stumpjumper.