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  1. Jake B

    Raleigh Rat Mailbox Bike

    Hi, I’ll buy the original tires if you are replacing them :)
  2. Jake B

    yellow raleigh chopper

    It looks like a 1972 bike, a project for sure, I don’t wanna sound like a complete vulture, but if you do ever wanna part with it please do get in touch :)
  3. Jake B

    Raleigh Chopper / Raleigh Fireball

    wanted Raleigh choppers or Raleigh fireballs, what’s out there at the moment? I need a winter project
  4. Jake B

    Raleigh Chopper 1971 Ten Speed

    Got wet today, but coping well!
  5. Jake B

    Raleigh Chopper 1971 Ten Speed

    Survived 20 miles on Saturday!
  6. Jake B

    Raleigh Chopper 1971 Ten Speed

    So recently I picked this up off the forum! Anyway it made the trip all the way to England Quite a rough old beast The frame had two broken welds, but in the process of sissy bar extraction the brake bridge came off as well. Had to drill the sissy bar out of the frame in the end So...
  7. Jake B

    (MMBO #5 - Class 1) Raleigh Chopper Single Speed Coaster

    Original guard now sourced decal was sprayed on!!!
  8. Jake B

    (MMBO #5 - Class 1) Raleigh Chopper Single Speed Coaster

    Well here it is, all finished and fresh pics from this morning brrrrrr I am hopefully picking up an original paint orange chainguard to go on this bike, but the likelihood is it won't be here by the deadline lol...
  9. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    I suppose I better dig this bike out and take some pics, got sidetracked lol
  10. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    Pretty much finished, just gotta give the chrome a bit of a polish now and then I can get some of the detail shots we all like to see :)
  11. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    Been using the chopper as a commuter for the past week, rides nice, every day I keep putting better parts on it lol
  12. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    I might take the paint off the forks just to be sure but I didn't see any cracks.
  13. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    And last night I refitted the forks on this too after straightening them, from where I fell off it the back wheel ended up pretty badly buckled, tried to straighten it and 3 spokes literally popped out of the rim, this thing is jinxed lol
  14. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    Gave the frame a once over with T cut, amazing how it bought the orange back to life! Also my nicer set of bars/stem came so fitted them on
  15. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) 69' Fastback 100 - That's a Canadian Chopper eh?

    Credit where it's due! It's impossible to find the inch spaced vinyl and I love the fact you made a stitched one instead of settling for the next best pleated vinyl.
  16. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    Rapid building!!! Now gotta wait on a few little upgrades for it!!
  17. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    Kickstand pinched out of this RSW16 along with the chain. Might be able to get this thing cobbled together tonight :)
  18. Jake B

    (MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

    Just need to true this up now