Frame – Vintage “Raleigh Merlin” steel frame
Fork – Vintage steel .
Handlebar – Dia-Compe Lightweight alloy, track style drops
Stem – Genetic Lightweight alloy, quill type.
Grips – Deda bar tape, black
Saddle – Selle Italia x3 saddle, black
Gears – Single speed freewheel 18T
Chain- anti-rust coated single speed.
Rear Sprockets – 18T Single Speed freewheel
Cranks – 48T Gran-Compe Single Speed Crank Set
Bottom Bracket – Low maintenance sealed bearing cartridge.
Brake Levers – Dia-Compe drop bar levers
Brakes – Dia-Compe BRS 101 callipers
Rims – Singlewall classic 27 1-1/4 rims
Spokes – Strong, easy to maintain stainless-steel.
Tyres – Schwalbe HS159 classic tan wall tyres 27 1-1/4
Colour – Racing Green with original patena
Refurbished Raleigh Merlin – single speed 22inch frame
A classically beautiful, original Raleigh Merlin refurbished as a retro track style bicycle for the cycling enthusiast who wants something special.
Narrow diameter vintage steel tubing and brazed lugs, with a classic 1″ threaded headset and quill stem, this frame is a work of retro art. Classic style, brazed/lugged construction with a 68mm BSA threaded bottom bracket.
Hand-refurbished into a classically styled track machine using the a simple single speed freewheel hub Sturmey Archer the ”Merlin” gives a smooth, comfortable and fun ride.
Wheels are classic 27 1-1/4 rims fitted with Schwalbe HS159 with classic tan walls.
Finishing components are from Dia-Compe, using their alloy track bars, quill stem. While the saddle is the Selle Italia with matching bar tape, while the brakes are Dia-Compe’s BRS101 calipers.
All in all, the ”Merlin” is a great choice for the single-speed aficionado who wants a swift town bike in a genuine classic frame.
Delivery is possible within mainland UK for an extra charge.
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