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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:09 pm 
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That's a mighty looking job on that frame - that's going to look tremendous when you've built it up. Liking your choice of colour as well. Nice work all round.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:37 pm 
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Cheers.... LET THE BUILD COMMENCE!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:55 pm 
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Amazing paint job!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:30 am 
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Its rather good isnt it...


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:35 pm 
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So the build is now complete... these aren't the best photos due to being on a smartphone and my general lack-of-eye-for-a-photo but here goes:

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Better photos to follow when I can lay my hands on a photographer...


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:55 pm 
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That's just beautiful...my size too!

Congratulations on a great rebuild.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:49 pm 
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Thanks very much for those kind words.

Final spec:

Frame: 1983 Raleigh Gran Sport, Reynolds 531c, Gippieme forged ends, Prugnat S4 lugs. Respray by Argos, new decals by H Lloyd
Fork: 1983 Raleigh Gran Sport, Reynolds 531 taper gauge, Vitus Arcor crown, Gippieme forged ends. New decals by H Lloyd
Headset: Campagnolo 4141 Super Record Pista
Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB-7400 Dura-Ace
Hubs: Campagnolo 1034 Record small flange 28 hole
QR levers: Campagnolo 1034 Record
Spokes: steel double butted, 2 cross rear, radial front
Rims: Mavic GP4 tubular
Tyres: Vittoria Corsa CX 22mm tubular
Handlebars: Cinelli Campione del Mondo
Bar Tape: Fizik Microtex
Stem: Cinelli XA, 80mm
Brake Calipers: Campagnolo Chorus Monoplaners
Brake Levers: Shimano BL-1051 SLR 105
Front Mech: Shimano Dura-Ace 7400
Rear Mech: Shimano Dura Ace 7401
Gear levers: Shimano Dura Ace 7400 6 speed
Rear Cable Outer: Nokon
Chainset: Shimano Dura Ace 7400 170mm, 52/42
Freewheel: Maillard Course 13-21 6 speed
Chain: KMC silver / grey 8 speed
Pedals: Shimano PD-A600 SPD
Saddle: Selle Italia Flite Titanium
Seat Post: Shimano 600EX Ultegra Aero
Bottle Cage: Lezyne
Bar end plugs: Cinelli


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:55 pm 
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Really good, well done again.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:27 pm 
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Top marks..love that colour..
Great bike


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:38 am 
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Brilliant, Raleigh could make great top end bikes...


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