Re: [CR] Raleigh Professional


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From: Pete Geurds <raleighpro@dejazzd.com>
To: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <49A35AB5.9010005@pacbell.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 22:40:09 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR] Raleigh Professional


From: "Bob Freitas" <freitas1@pacbell.net> To: "CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 21:25 Subject: Re: [CR] Raleigh Professional
>
> I am sure this has been hashed over before but my
> experience is that the smaller frame sizes had longer top tubes so the 2 I
> had were something like 21''seat tube and 22 or even 22 1/2 TT
> also the head angles were slack so the had lots of wheel flop. The TEAM
> bikes were the real racers and the Pro s were more Poser bikes (not to
> offend anyone)
>
> BOB FREITAS
> who owns a TEAM and a TWENTY but thats all in MILL VALLEY, CA USA

Having several different model Raleighs in 23 1/2" to 25 1/2" sizes, it seems as if they tried to build around one top tube length. The fit is similar on each depending on if you can get the bars high enough on the smaller frame.

Pete Geurds ( Super Grand Prix, Super Course, Professional, Competition GS ) Douglassville, Pa. USA