Tempted

This bike has some rather beautiful lugs (Capella?), almost on par with a custom bike builder.

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This is a 1974 Raleigh Super Course that has a 53cm seat tube (center to center). The tubing is Reynolds 531 and the lugs which were only offered for two years on the 1970’s Super Course are Capella lugs. These lugs are beautiful. The whole bike has been given a complete restoration. Also most of the components have been upgraded. The crankset is a really nice first generation Dura Ace that looks a lot like a vintage Campagnolo Record crankset. The shifters, pedals, and rear derailleur are Shimano 600 and are in excellent condition. The wheels are basically new old stock 700c Mavic MA2 rims laced to Sovos hubs. The tires are Specialized 700×23 and are almost new. I have replaced the bottom bracket with a cartridge one and have replaced the cables/housing and the bar tape. This bike is a one of a kind and is very fast and very light for being a vintage road bike. (The yellow sticker on the seat tube is a registration sticker from 1975. I left it on but it is easily removed as pieces of it are already flaking off).

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/1974-RALEIGH-SUPER-COURSE-53CM-RED-CAPELLA-NOS-MAVIC-MA2-RIMS-UPGRADED-BEAUTIFUL/171563446927

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