Re: [CR] Raleigh Professional


Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 11:30:10 -0800
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: Eric Meddaugh <eric.m@rocketmail.com>, devotion finesse <devotion_finesse@hotmail.com>, CR discussion list <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>
In-Reply-To: <F6749F6E502E4D12A46EBE2AAB172BEA@peter5ca78cb10>
Subject: Re: [CR] Raleigh Professional


Another idiosyncracy on the Mk I and perhaps later Pros as well. Mine has 172.5 cranks, even though it is only a 21" frame. I understand this was very common, at least on the Mk I.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Big Spring, Texas, USA


--- On Tue, 2/24/09, P.C. Kohler wrote:


> From: P.C. Kohler <kohl57@starpower.net>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] Raleigh Professional

\r?\n> To: "Eric Meddaugh" <eric.m@rocketmail.com>, "devotion finesse" <devotion_finesse@hotmail.com>, "CR discussion list" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

\r?\n> Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 7:11 AM

\r?\n> My recently acquired 1970 Mark I Professional ("The

\r?\n> White One") measures:

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Seat tube: 25" c to c (63.5 cm)

\r?\n> Top tube: 23" c to c (58.5 cm)

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Haven't got my completely unmathematical mind around

\r?\n> how to easily measure frame angles, but eyeballing this, I

\r?\n> am guessing 72 seat tube, maybe 73 head. The Mark Is were of

\r?\n> course quite different in frame design and possibly angles

\r?\n> (although the proportion of seat and top tube measures seems

\r?\n> on par with Eric's). She's not yet built up (maybe

\r?\n> in three weeks) so I am not sure of the bb height.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Peter Kohler

\r?\n> Washington DC USA