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 Post subject: 1987 Raleigh Triathlon.
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:25 pm 
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:D I cant believe my luck a work friend turned up in work last week and gave me three bin bags full of a bike that was caked in 20 years of dust and crap.I reluctantly agreed to take it of his hands,took it home gave it a clean and there it was a 21 inch raleigh Triathlon, 531 frame and fork,Shimano 105 groupset,Weinmen wheels as true as the day they where built.Anyway two days of sourceing parts and £100 lighter I thoght I'd post a few pics,not sure weather to respray the frame or bolt the new parts on and ride.
Quicky.


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 12:28 am 
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Bolt on and ride. :D That looks like it's going to be a lot of fun...


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 7:51 am 
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NICE!!!.

my father has one of these :). its currently out in Spain (where they have retired to). i was out there in November and we hatched a plan to bring it back to life when i'm out there for 3 weeks this july :D :D. frame is in super condition as are most of the components. just 20 yrs worth of dust, so looks to be a polish and new hoods/tape/ nuts and bolts situation which we have been sourcing over the winter :) will post a few pictures as we work through it :)..

nice 'find' buddy :)


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 12:07 pm 
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My mate had a nice one of those, think he still has it mothballed in his shed. I'll ask him in case you need any photos for reference.

Will :)


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 Post subject: Triathlon
PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:53 pm 
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Hi i am new here, have on of these [from new] and had been trying to find information relating to this model for some time now.


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