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by Ant
14 Feb 2007, 9:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 27 inch wheels and improving the brakes.
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

Thanks again for the quick replies. To answer a couple of them: The pads and cables replaced in the service. The brakes work pretty well, probably as well as they ever will, I just think that any further improvement will only happen with a newer system. If I can keep the original rims (which I would...
by Ant
14 Feb 2007, 5:29pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 27 inch wheels and improving the brakes.
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

My word that was a quick reply! Cheers!

Now I am not 100% sure what the rims are but I think they are alloy. Am at work at the moment so can't check 'til tomorrow...

I'll try that link anyway, thanks again.
by Ant
14 Feb 2007, 5:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 27 inch wheels and improving the brakes.
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

27 inch wheels and improving the brakes.

I have a beautiful old raleigh classic touring, recently acquired. I wanted a reliable comfortable go anywhere and do everything bike and chose this over a new one (cost reasons, as the same quality of bike new would cost £700+) I also had in mind some touring at home and overseas. I took it to my L...
by Ant
13 Feb 2007, 2:28pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Raleigh Classic Touring
Replies: 2
Views: 1142

Raleigh Classic Touring

Hi all

I have recently bought a Raleigh Classic Touring. I think it is from around 1983-85 ish.

I was wondering if anyone knows of any links to a copy of the original manual or even any sales blurb/magazines that may have featured it.

Thanks in advance.

Ant.