1969 Raleigh Sports Men's 3-speed Bike - Green

1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Classic English 3-speed

This green 1969 Raleigh Sports men's 3-speed bike features a lugged steel Raleigh Sports frame and fork, chrome-plated steel handlebars, stem, brakes, rims and seatpost, and lugged steel cranks with a Raleigh sprocket and block pedals.

Painted steel fenders provide protection from wet roads, and a Raleigh-decaled chainguard keeps your pantleg from getting greasy. The Brooks leather saddle adds style and comfort. And the bulletproof Sturmey-Archer 3-speed hub provides an ideal gearing range.

Old bikes are supposed to have some wear. There's just enough rust and scratched paint, the chainguard is dented, and the seat leather is aged. But this Raleigh isn't a beater. It's a rock-solid bike with character.

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1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Side profile
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Weird angle of the front triangle
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
The last thing you'd see if this bike ran you over
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Front end view
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Reliable steel Raleigh front brake
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Raleigh Sports frame decals
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Rider's-eye view
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Always check saddle bags for quarters
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Is that a goose or a swan?
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Brooks leather saddle
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
That beat-up chainguard is fucking awesome
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Raleigh chainguard decals
1969 raleigh sports men's 3-speed bike - green
Sturmey-Archer 3-speed hub, right side