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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    No PM received but the whole bike is no longer available, just Frame, forks, headset, down tube cable micro adjusters, seat post bolt, rear dropout micro adjusters, Bars & Stem in photo.
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    on stripping this down i noticed another small paint blemish between seat and top tube. probably a couple of mm but don't want any buyer to be disappointed if they don't come to view first. I'll throw in a campag square taper bottom bracket to sweeten the deal. Somebody PM'd to ask exactly...
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    Re: Eh, not sure I fully understand your post It has a campag headset not shimano, I do have a shimano one that would fit though if that's what you wanted, like I said I didn't really understand your post
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    No problem, don't want to get disqualified on a technicality before you even start ;-) Good luck with the search
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    It was introduced before 88, here's a link to a 1987 catalogue that offers a 653 frame. Where did you get the info about the Special Products logo dating, I'm struggling to find anything. http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/v/M ... 2.jpg.html
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    Re: Ok no worries, if it helps it has 126mm rear spacing, which went up to 7 speed according to Sheldon.
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    Re: Sorry don't know the year. Frame number shown on the picture, sorry about the muck, good luck with trying to trace a year from it I couldn't manage it, found links from other owners with similar frame numbers starting with B all asking the same question 'when was it made'. I'd say late...
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    Re: Tough crowd I see, OK what about £175 ono
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    Raleigh Special Projects 653 Frame 52cmx53cm BD17

    Raleigh Special Projects Frame 52cm Seat / 53cm Top tube. Reynolds 653 tubing, Campag headset and Bottom Bracket. Original paint in lovely condition, one slight blemish on chain stay and on the dropouts where QR's have been, which you would expect for a 30 year old frame, absolutely no dents or...
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    ITM quill stem

    Personally I wouldn't have taken the photo with the bike leaning up against that huge industrial sized stash of weed but each to his own ;-)
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    Retro Raleigh, well some of it is

    I used the standard GXP external cups that came with the SRAM group, prior to that it had square taper campag installed.
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    Retro Raleigh, well some of it is

    653 Reynolds, Special Projects Division, Custom Build, all original paintwork and head badge, it's been pre-loved Finally competed her today, I thought long and hard about retro or modern build but in the end I thought round here I'd rather have 10 big gears to play with than 8 not so big. Now...
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    Bars, stems, seatpost (3TTT and Cinelli conent)

    Bars and stem came today, good condition and well packaged. Comms could have been a little better but we got there in the end. Thanks
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    Bars, stems, seatpost (3TTT and Cinelli conent)

    Velocipede what's going on? you've clearly seen the above message and my PM, you've logged on at least twice after I sent the message, please respond to the question about whether you've posted out my bars and stem!
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