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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 1:04 pm 
Old School Hero

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This just landed in the coop.
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It comes with no-name (Raleigh?)bars/Cinelli stem, Shimano bottom bracket and no-name (Raleigh?) headset. And the usual Weinmann brakes and levers. As well as forks...

Ah yes, the forks! Nowhere in the ad was there a good picture of the forks, nor anything in the description, that prepared me for this when I went to collect:
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Having driven the best part of 100 miles I wasn't best pleased as you'll imagine. But the frame is sound, and is 531 "tre tubi" so having negotiated a substantial discount on the asking, I brought it away.

So anybody got a pair of Raleigh forks they can spare? Frame is 22.5", steerer tube 187mm by 1" diameter, threaded 26tpi and a rake of 2". Length from top of crown to tip of dropout 380mm and with forged no-name dropouts with no mudguard eyes. Obviously I'll put a wanted ad on here too.

Frame number is WS0 000246. Which makes it a Worksop build from December 1980.


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 Post subject: Re: BSA Prima project
PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:19 pm 
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Was a pair of forks free here - https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/333 ... nt14735332 - might have gone already?


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 Post subject: Re: BSA Prima project
PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 9:16 am 
Old School Hero

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richardshill wrote:
Was a pair of forks free here - https://www.lfgss.com/conversations/333 ... nt14735332 - might have gone already?

Yes, thanks richardshill, they've been bagged already...


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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 4:30 pm 
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Where are you chickendrumsticks? I have a set of forks which are certainly not what you're looking for but which you're welcome to if they might work and you're not a million miles away. They're off a Dyna Tech (so made for 700c and I assume not 26 tpi).


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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 7:30 pm 
Old School Hero

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Thanks Goldie - I am in deepest, darkest Norfolk... If your forks are steel and "look right" in terms of crown and dropouts etc I'd be interested. Thread is not too important as I'll probably fit a new headset anyway and respray them too. Obviously steerer length is key - 187mm or 7.4" at least - or they won't fit! Is there a picture? That's a lot to ask I know but it will help me decide if they're OK. What price if they are OK? Obviously I will pay any postage.

Thank you

Andy


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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 9:44 pm 
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Steerer might be a bit short - it looks about 183mm to me. I'll stick a photo or two up.


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 Post subject: Re: BSA Prima project
PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 9:46 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2019 3:30 pm 
Old School Hero

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pm sent


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PostPosted: Sat May 25, 2019 2:22 pm 
Old School Hero

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Rather sadly these smashing forks appear to be 1 and 1/8th steerer. I need a one inch jobbie. Anything out there?

And thank you Goldie for the kind offer.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:30 am 
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Hi Goldie

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