For sale is a 1939 Raleigh Sports 3 speed bicycle in a good rideable condition comprising of mostly original parts plus an extra front wheel and mudguard.I bought the bike in the late 1980s as a barn/garage find with the Sturmey GH8 dyno hub front wheel fitted. Later, an extra same era front wheel was fitted as a lighter option (as in the side photo of the bike) It also has Lauteurwasser handlebar and an aged leather Brooks saddleAll adjustable parts are free to move. Frame Number is 39852BSpecificationSeat tube – 21ins centre to topTop tube – 22ins centre to centreMy inside leg is 32ins and I was able to ride the bike with the fitted seat pin raised upSturmey Archer 1939 AW9 hub gearChainwheel – 48 teethWheels — 26 x 1 1/4in Dunlop Endrict, original rubber block pedals with Raleigh logoEverything that is shown in the photos of the bike will be included in the sale.Collection is from the Heathrow area or if required, a meet up at London Paddington train station can be arranged. If a meet up is required, the mudguards will be fitted to the bike and the spare front wheel can be secured to a supplied old back pack for transportation.
Current Price: £49.99
This 1939 Raleigh Sports Road Racing Bike West London Original Vintage + Wheel 3spd may be available on ebay