Raleigh Race 653 (Type8901)

Raleigh Race 653 (Type8901) £500 * SOLD

A 1989 Raleigh Race 653 in special tri-colour paintwork with Reynolds 653 tubing. Equipped with Shimano 500EX group sets, upgraded with new Turbo saddle, Continental tyres and Mavic MA3 wheels. The Race 653 is one of the six lightweight frames handbuilt by Raleigh’s Special Division. A collectible and ideal for club cycling.


Frame: Reynolds 653 with Gipiemme Forged Ends (Lightweight) Special Division – Handbuilt in England

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

Frame size: 62cm

Gears:  16 speed / Shimano 500EX

Brakes: Shimano 500EX

Headset: Shimano 105

Handlebars: Cinelli 66-44 with NEW Italian Deda cork bar tape

Stem: Cinelli

Pedals: Look

Seat Post: SR Laprade, Alloy

Seat: NEW Vintage Selle Italia Turbo

Bottom-bracket: Shimano

Chainset: Shimano 500EX Biopace

Tyres: NEW Continental Ultra Sport, 700 x 23c

Wheels: NEW Mavic MA3 with Shimano hubs