These are my bikes; they are both 753 and exactly like the one posted in January (one was obviously repainted red/white/blue). The red/white/blue one has about 35000 miles on it and the red/black one has about 2500.
Did you buy the Red and Black one 1-2 years ago? I "loaned" my brother the exact same red/black 753 for college about 10 years ago. Anyways, he sold it 1-2 years ago! I I was devastated.I had that bike when I was 14 (1987 I think). Lived in Burnsville and rode it to my girlfriends house in New Hope every weekend.The frame would be to small for me now, but I was really po'd when I learned my brother sold it. Almost cried.
I got them from a friend of mine who was racing for the LEVIS/RALEIGH team back in the mid 80s. One had a full season of racing on it and the other was in a box, never built up (the red one). He went back to Europe to ride for another team and I gave him like $500 for the bikes plus parts and wheels.Best money I ever spent on bikes.
Damn, I wish I had friends like that!I had the red one. It was a beautiful bike. Glad you are enjoying them! George
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