Just got this guy, 1988 Raliegh Technium Tri-Lite, $40. Then gave my friend a 12 pack of beer and we (I mean he) got to work on it yesterday. Let's see what was going on (of course I forgot the BEFORE pictures); - Rear derailure didn't want to shift well, soaked it in WD40, fixed. - Stem was jacked way up high, way past the "max height" line and had slight play in headset, re-packed and tightened, fixed. - Seat post bolt hole was all jacked up, somehow the channel/hole was pinched in the middle so I had 2 adjustments for the saddle, sliding forward or nose to the sky, friend put it in his mill, fixed. - Tires were old and dry rotted, friend gave me 2 slightly used tires, fixed. - Pedals were jacked, lots of PB blaster and a 4ft cheater bar fixed that, replaced with 105s. - Slight play in BB (idk how, but the BB had dead bugs and other nasty stuff in it), re-packed and tightened, still a little play and bearings are pitted, will replace. - Bar tape was unraveling backwards, half-ass re-wrapped it, will replace. - Hoods are tearing, hope I can replace them without buying need levers, not sure which ones will work. - Rear derailure hanger was bent, friend put the hanger in a vice and straightened it out, fixed. - Going to replace brake and derailure cables. - Going to get a new saddle too. - Had no bottle cage bolts, took bolts off old stem face-plate, will be buying 1 white and 1 yellow cage.
57cm (TT), Alcoa 6061 main tubes, chromoly stays, all English threading, 1’ steerer tube, 126mm spacing for 6 or 7 speed, downtube shifter bosses
Chromoly unicrown fork
Sakae SX (JIS, 117mm, 22x1mm (Standard)
Sugino SP-H (26.8)
Vittoria Open Corsa CX, 23c
Vittoria Zaffiro Pro, 23c
Added by jaredr1988. Last updated almost 6 years ago.
As of almost 6 years ago, jaredr1988 has indicated that they no longer own this bike.