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Raleigh “GP” Single Speed

4 Dec

Vintage Raleigh Grand Prix from the early 80’s, this is a beautiful steel lugged frame with matching fork, frame set is made with Reynolds 531 tubing with nice lugs and pantographed fork crowns and seat tubes with the Raleigh logo, both rear drops are stamped Raleigh as are the fork tips and have braze ons for fenders and/or racks. Color is a light Teal with white graphics that are in great condition for its age, model is Grand Prix. Below is a list of new and lightly used components used to rebuild this hot rod.


Wheel set is a brand new pair of Weinmann DP18 Deep V’s Black with machined brake surface, laced to a pair of black, high flange Formula flip flop hubs with stainless spokes. Brand new velox rim tape, tubes and a pair of 700×25 Seca Serfas FPS pumped up to 120psi.


Drive train starts with new Shimano BB UN-54, 175 SR crank set pantographed Raleigh, with a Cannondale 46t chain ring, and 16t freewheel connected with a new KMC 3/32 chain.


Brake set consists of the original Diacompe “G” side pull brakes with NOS pads and wheel guides for that quick flip of the rear hub. New top bar inline brake pulls with new cables and housing.

Cockpit is a pair of SR road bars that have been flopped and chopped and wrapped with new gel tape, Technomic 60mm quill stem and a Laprade seat post and an older Specialized seat.


Great bike that has been carefully put together with very good quality new and used parts.




Bianchi “Campione” Single Speed

4 Dec



Here is a lovely late 80’s Bianchi “Campione de Italia” 55cm, this frame was made in Italy with Tre Tubi Columbus Formula Two Cro-Mo, frame set is black with the original silver graphics with beautiful lugs and Gippimme dropouts front and rear. Listed below are the parts used to rebuild this black beauty into a single speed urban assault machine. All of the parts are either brand new or lightly used and are listed below.

  • Wheelset is a pair of new Mach1 CFX 36h in black laced to a pair of black high flange Formula hubs with sealed cartridge bearings and laced with silver stainless spokes, rear hub is flip flop with new Shimano 16t freewheel. The rims are wrapped with new rim tape, tubes and brand new Hutchinson Equinox tires 700×23.
  • Drive train starts with new Shimano Ultegra BB (Italian Threaded), Bianchi branded cranks (campy strada style) with NOS Sugino Mighty chainring 46t, new wellgo track style pedals, new Z chain and new Shimano 16t freewheel.
  • Brake set is a pair of vintage Modolo “Start” caliper brakes in brushed silver/grey with new Kool Stop pads, new cables, housing and top bar in line brake pulls.
  • Cockpit features freshly packed Ofmega headset, ITM quill stem branded Bianchi, chopped and flopped bars with new wrap and in line pulls for a nice clean look. Seat is Bianchi lightly used with ITM seatpost.
WOW, is all I gotta say about this hot ride.

Puch Mistral Single Speed

4 Dec

Here is a rare 80’s Puch Mistral 53cm all Cr-Mo frame and fork that is glossy black with white and grey decals, nice lugs and an all steel machine for that super supple ride. Parts consist of a lightly used 700c wheelset with black Surly hubs the rear is flip/flop laced to a pair of black 32h Mavic Open Pro rims with black spokes, both wheels have new velox rim tape, tubes and 700×25 Soma Everwears. Drive train consists of a pair of cold forged Sugino RD2 cranks with 42t chain ring, new Z chain and an 18t Shimano freewheel, no pedals. New Shimano BB, New C-Star caliper brakes with new top bar brake pulls, cables and housing. Tange Levin headset that has been freshly packed with a liberal amount of Phil Wood Bearing grease. The cockpit has been rounded out with a Sakae SR Custom stem, chopped and flopped Sakae SR bars and new black bar tape. Kalin seatpost 26.4 and the Saddle is a new black Velo.  Talk about a fun ride and a super looker!