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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:35 am 
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I normally ride a 56cm (VTT) modern frame. My 2 options on a raleigh randonneur are 54.5 or 57. What size would you guys say would be best for someone 5ft 10" / 31" leg?
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:37 am 
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British retro :) I'd say a 23" frame


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:26 pm 
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22-1/2"-23" would be acceptable.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:41 pm 
Old School Hero

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In that case this will be mine after the weekend! I've bought a new stem, down tube shifters and brake levers to sort out the mess the last owner has left it in. Other that that it's in very very good condition. The frame hasn't got a mark on it anywhere.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:00 pm 
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In honesty once you'd tidied it up those sti's wouldn't look to bad, convenient to use too. If you have to change them out for aesthetic reasons then I'd opt for bar end shifters instead of downtube....

Nice bike though :)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:18 am 
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I agree the sti 's are convenient and dont look too bad ! looking at the stem ,the previous owner must have ridden quite sat up ! nice find , plenty of character.


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