I was in my Dads garage the other day and discovered that my old racer was still in there from the early/mid 80s. Last time i used it must have been around 1988 or 1989.
I am not really too sure what it is to be honest. Its definately a Raleigh and some research on the internet says that it is a racer in Team Panasonic colours. I cant remember when i got it but was most likely somewhere between 84 and 86.
I recently did a 45 mile charity bike ride on my mountain bike which half killed me and was thinking about buying a road bike if was to do it again when i found my old racer.
Havent been up too close to it yet because its behind a load of other stuff but its definately there
Question is, how can i find out for sure what model it is, is it actually worth anything (would be awesome if it was), would it be worth getting back on the road (20 years+ of being stored in a garage probably not done much favour).
Can i replace the parts with new bits?
Any advice would be awesome.