Raleigh Competition 12 Handbuilt (Reynolds 531c) £420

Raleigh Competition 12 Handbuilt (Reynolds 531c) £420 * SOLD

The Competition 12 (handbuilt in 1983) is Raleigh’s second top racing bike, built with full Reynolds 531 Competition tubing in a unique Raleigh Iridescent Green paintwork. Equipped with full vintage Shimano 600 gear-set, Weinmann Type 570 brake-set, and upgraded Mavic MA 2 wheels. In excellent condition for a 31 year old bike, only minor scratches/paint chippings and some wearing on the decals. A dream bike for collectors, club members and L’Eroica Britannia cyclists.

Frame: Reynolds 531C Competition Set, with Gipiemme Forged Ends and Prugnat S4 lugs (Handbuilt and Lightweight)

Fork: Reynolds 531 Taper Gauge Blades, Cast Sloping Internal Crown and Gipiemme Forged Ends

Frame size: 23.5″ / 60 cm (inside leg 33-36″) / top tube: 22.5″  / (23 lb /10.4 kg)

Gears:  21 speed / Shimano 600 with Shimano 600 levers

Brakes: Weinmann Type 570 Alloy Side Pull (Quick-Release + Recessed Bolts) with drilled Weinmann levers

Headset: Tange (Japan)

Handlebars: Engraved HL Italian Alloy with vintage Italian leather style bar tape

Stem: Custom, alloy

Pedals: SR PS12 Platform, alloy

Seat Post: SR alloy seat pin with single bolt fore/aft and tilt adjustment

Seat: ISCA Made in Italy

Bottom-bracket: Tange (Japan)

Chainset: SR Custom Aero Alloy Cotterless, 52/42T

Tyres: Upgraded Hutchinson Made in France (NOS) 700 x 22c

Hubs: Maillard, Quick-Release

Rims: Upgraded Mavic MA 2

Accessories: Vintage ELITE bottle cage and ELITE pedal straps