Thursday, 21 April 2011

My new/old bike

This is my Raleigh Winner from 1984 after it's had a little lick of paint (still needs a bit of work). I think it's difficult to find stylish looking new road bikes nowadays so being a fan of lugged steel I decided to try and rejuvinate an old bike. 

It used to look like this, not that exact bike as I forgot to take a before shot but that's the model. 

It had an interesting black and silver colour way with glitter in the silver. A real treat. It also had a few newer after market editions which looked pretty shoddy so they've now all gone and I've scoured ebay for replacements. Hopefully once they are all back on it should look and ride pretty sweet and all for under £150.