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    NEW TI RALEIGH 753 40TH TDF ANNIVERSARY MODEL

    Not bad, though I’d like a 52-42 chainset and 13-18 cassette, of course. 200 bikes and 50 frames.... I wonder who’s making them, and where did they get all that 753 from?!
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    Stupid innovations

    Technique #88... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QZaGL83RMFI ...yup, the vacuum cleaner trick four minutes in works a treat.
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    Road Riding Youtube footage

    April 12th, 1981, Paris-Roubaix. In the front group heading into the velodrome, Roger De Vlaeminck, hoping to add to his four wins, and Francesco Moser, going for four in a row. Meanwhile, the lad in the Worlds jersey is somehow still around after a Sunday in hell and seven falls. You can just...
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    Road Riding Youtube footage

    Re: Re: Ouch! My Team Corsa 12 was (I think) a whopping £250 all-in, courtesy of the Bank of Mum and Dad. A great bike, and I'd love another one now.
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    Road Riding Youtube footage

    No RVV today, of course, so here's the very wet 1985 edition, when only 24 riders finished... https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=492&v=-Kmsb55YuhE&feature=emb_logo Easy to spot Eric Vanderaerden in his Belgian champion's jersey, behind after a broken wheel, riding up a very slippy...
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    Raleigh Team Corsa 12 - 22 1/2" / 57cm

    Twenties bump
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    Raleigh Team Corsa 12 - 22 1/2" / 57cm

    If you have a 57cm 85/86 Team Corsa 12 (in the Weinmann/Panasonic team colours) in excellent condition and are looking to sell, please let me know. Thanks in advance.
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    Eurosport under Sky threat

    Re: Re: Yup, an HDMI cable is all you need, or your telly may have some kind of screen sharing/mirroring for wireless. And..... Eurosport Player is on offer until end of Jan: http://uk.eurosportplayer.com/subscript ... nt=launch3 \o/
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    I can't Identify my new (old) Look vintage road bike!!

    Re: Your frame isn't a Look, fam.
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    one for the shorter gent...

    Needs bigger forks/wheels, shirley? As it is, the handling must be twitchy af, and that bottom bracket looks way too low for some suitably long cranks.
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    1986 SBDU Tt frame

    Re: Sure, the Dutch Panasonic team rode Big Ted's bikes in 1986; however, the British Raleigh-Weinmann team continued to use the white/red/blue/yellow livery that year, before becoming Raleigh-Banana. Of course, the frame in the listing has had a recent respray, so could have been anything...
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    Big Ring

    Re: Our hero... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4r_26g7IxI 130x15 ftw
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    Strange Team SBDU Raleigh Panasonic, wrong year?

    Re: Mid-80s Raleigh-Weinmann/Panasonic-Raleigh with early-90s Panasonic-Sportlife blue red yellow bits. (Prolly.)
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    Kajsa Tylen: Cyclist's 32,000-mile ride smashes world record

    ^ Blimey. I'm also attempting this record - 65.8 miles so far this year. Felt pretty good up Mam Nick (and down Winnats) on Wednesday!
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    Brian Rourke Cross £125

    Re: Yup. Same seller listed a 653 Rourkie today for £175: http://findthatbike.co.uk/search.php?se ... s&s=rourke Gone already!
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    Brian Rourke Cross £125

    https://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/bria ... 1206135892
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    Hand made cycling Musettes

    Sweet. (Hetchins, not Hetchin's, obvs.)
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    Bloody youngsters riding tdf.

    That's the 27 years young, Jac van Meer: But I must say that in the Tour de France of '85, there were also some stages that in the first two or three hours, the speed was a little bit slower. Because Hinault wanted to win his fifth Tour. And everything, everything, he controlled. Because he...
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