The 1980 Raleigh mixte project...

Discussion in 'BUILDS' started by horsefarmer, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. horsefarmer

    horsefarmer

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    A project for my wife, the general inspiration for this build.
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    In words, "more sporting then her hybrid a road bike with a more upright seating position."

    Starting with this 1980 Raleigh Grand Prix mixte:
    05-77-grand-prix.jpg Drop bars gotta go:
    IMG_1741.JPG Trying some different bars:
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    She has brakes. A combo of mountain bike levers / cables and Raleigh housing.
     

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