55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 *SOLD*

For sale of complete bikes, trikes, recumbents ( minor missing components acceptable. e.g. no saddle, no pedals ). Please do NOT post bike bits here. They will be deleted.
markjohnobrien
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Re: 55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 Touring Bike

Postby markjohnobrien » 16 Jan 2018, 9:08pm

willcee wrote:Neat bike GLWTS...yes the 2 spoke holder . the orig Randy 531ST model had them on the drive side, albeit usually lacquered in oil deposits of the overhead chain actually worked in saving the stay from chain damage..and I agree, I have had both models 531 and 708 they were back in the day the best factory built tourers available bar none.. will


Agree with this poster: 708 Randonneurs were, and still are, brilliant bikes.

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Re: 55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 Touring Bike

Postby peetee » 16 Jan 2018, 11:36pm

These are excellent frames for touring. The top tube is a larger diameter than standard so the main triangle is less prone to load induced deflection.
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Re: 55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 Touring Bike

Postby horizon » 21 Jan 2018, 5:15pm

Is it now sold?
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colnago_master
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Re: 55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 Touring Bike

Postby colnago_master » 23 Jan 2018, 6:05am

Sorry now sold thanks for all interest and replies