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I notice a high awesomeness quotient on above bike.


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Been for a quick loop on the Avanti today after a quick clean and removal brown waxy grease stuff. Feels good although a little short TBH. Im not sure how long the anodising on the rims will last :oops:

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£100 well spent I'd say. One of those bikes that is such a timewarp that it need sot only come out on nice summer days.

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Gravy Monster wrote:
Feels good although a little short TBH.


Little bit short you say? Shame that, luckily you're a bit taller than me so I'll just have to take it off your hands :lol:


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i believe in fixies wrote:
you're a bit taller than me :lol:


Thats something not often said to me :lol: :lol: You must be a little short in that case and I will get a slightly longer stem in the mean time :lol:


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Gravy Monster wrote:
i believe in fixies wrote:
you're a bit taller than me :lol:


Thats something not often said to me :lol: :lol: You must be a little short in that case and I will get a slightly longer stem in the mean time :lol:


Damn! Foiled :(


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:01 pm 
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Great find!

Why did the owner upgrade the wheels if they never rode it?


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Hi Terry,

Not sure why the rims are non original spec, I recall Raleigh changed spec sometimes on certain models. Would they be period ?


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Gravy Monster wrote:
Hi Terry,

Not sure why the rims are non original spec, I recall Raleigh changed spec sometimes on certain models. Would they be period ?


M6CDs are def period - for '89.

Great looking bike. :D


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