Vintage Raleigh Esquire Mens 3 Speed Bike
Condition of frameset: Used - Acceptable
The BB and headset have had a full service and are in very good used condition. Both hubs run smoothly but the front rim has suffered from pitting of the chrome and could do with being replaced to improve the performance of the front brake (+ £30 for a new Alu 26x1 3/8" wheel). There was some rust on the BB shell, underside of the attached down tube, left hand fork leg, non-driveside seat stay and patches where the tyre has worn the paint on the chain stays. Most of it has been removed and protected with a layer of clear lacquer. The tyres are in good used condition (+£34 for a pair of Schwalbe Kevlar Delta Cruiser Tyres)
Condition of wheels: Used - Good
Condition of drivetrain: Partly new - Very Good - Hub gear works perfectly
Condition of brakes: Partly new - Very Good
Year (or age estimate): August 1978 (See rear hub)
Frame Material: Steel
Frame Size: 22"
Wheel Size: 26 x 1 3/8"
Tyre Width: 30mm
No. of gears: 3
Detail 1: Sturmey Archer 3 Speed Dynohub AG3 in full working order
Detail 2: New Sram Chain and Fibrax Stainless Steel Cables/h4>
Detail 3: Sturmey 3 Speed Twist Shifter in full working order
FOR SALE | £115 | Call us on 020 3566 6979 for more details | Serviced and ready to ride away | 1st August 2015
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