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#1 2011-05-11 1:15am

Phil-Diddy
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1980 Raleigh Supercross

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1980 Raleigh Supercross

**SOLD**
I hope the Burner Fans in the UK go scary spice for this bike.

This was a gem Craigslist find in my opinion, the condition was as if it were barely ridden, although there is some light rust and wear on the "superCross" decal. I hope all or most of the parts are original, because I haven't seen one like it other than one other person at the museum whom has the same bike.  The front tire is wider that the rear, and it's coaster break.  This bike is going to be my friends first bmx build for he has caught the old school bmx bug, and I heard the only known remedy is a hit of 1980 Raleigh Supercross to the dome....and I set of white tuff's and possibly white skinwalls, and crash pads to start. 
Apparently this was Raleigh Burner re-marketed to the Canadian audience.  We still don't really know much about this bike's worth so your knowledge is always welcome.


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#2 2011-05-11 11:18am

stone roses
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

that stem is the same stem thats on a khs duster 300 i got the other day nice
ya this is a great looking raleigh!! id keep it as a survivor tere getting harder to find these days
tere is history on that bike in its original state and its in great condition for 31 years old

what ever you do its a cracker well done!!


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#3 2011-05-11 11:22am

Phil-Diddy
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

stone roses wrote:

that stem is the same stem thats on a khs duster 300 i got the other day nice
ya this is a great looking raleigh!! id keep it as a survivor tere getting harder to find these days
tere is history on that bike in its original state and its in great condition for 31 years old

what ever you do its a cracker well done!!

thanks!, darn it might be murder if we start changing up the parts...what to do..,


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#4 2011-05-11 11:55am

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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

Sweet old raleigh i love these ..... My friend used to have a supercross in his bike shop , I think it came with V-bars originally and the forks were either black or chrome . I don't think the pedals are original either . Not hatin... just sayin .. sweet bike tho


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#5 2011-05-11 3:21pm

stone roses
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

Phil-Diddy wrote:

stone roses wrote:

that stem is the same stem thats on a khs duster 300 i got the other day nice
ya this is a great looking raleigh!! id keep it as a survivor tere getting harder to find these days
tere is history on that bike in its original state and its in great condition for 31 years old

what ever you do its a cracker well done!!

thanks!, darn it might be murder if we start changing up the parts...what to do..,

its not an easy one! it depends on what you want?
for me if the bike is in good condition id leave it and show off its battle scars
if its in bits then yes a restore,

id buy a survivor befour id buy a restored bmx but dont get me wrong im all for doing up bmx that need it, teres a lot more bmx being restored and survivors tere for are becoming much more rare in todays market!!

i strip it down and wash it and see how it comes out!! :-)
the mags would look killer!!


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#6 2011-05-11 3:50pm

Phil-Diddy
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

stone roses wrote:

Phil-Diddy wrote:

stone roses wrote:

that stem is the same stem thats on a khs duster 300 i got the other day nice
ya this is a great looking raleigh!! id keep it as a survivor tere getting harder to find these days
tere is history on that bike in its original state and its in great condition for 31 years old

what ever you do its a cracker well done!!

thanks!, darn it might be murder if we start changing up the parts...what to do..,

its not an easy one! it depends on what you want?
for me if the bike is in good condition id leave it and show off its battle scars
if its in bits then yes a restore,

id buy a survivor befour id buy a restored bmx but dont get me wrong im all for doing up bmx that need it, teres a lot more bmx being restored and survivors tere for are becoming much more rare in todays market!!

i strip it down and wash it and see how it comes out!! :-)
the mags would look killer!!

damn, I hunted these bikes for my friend whom isn't the collector type, but he wants to trick it out with orange tuffs.
on the other hand I might restore it, but with little or no references to go on.

prolly going to let him have his fun with it and build it up and ride it around, unless it's worth a pretty penny:D


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#7 2011-05-11 3:51pm

Phil-Diddy
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

CanadianBMX wrote:

Sweet old raleigh i love these ..... My friend used to have a supercross in his bike shop , I think it came with V-bars originally and the forks were either black or chrome . I don't think the pedals are original either . Not hatin... just sayin .. sweet bike tho

thanks!
you know what kind of pedals are original? I assume they weren't the ones on them when a bought it because they're half screwed in


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#8 2011-05-12 1:12am

jp_rebel
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

:cool:Bike-probably had Rat Trap Pedals originally as U.S Rampars And low end U.K Burners did.Not sure if the Forks are correct either.


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#9 2011-09-08 8:11am

ghisty
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Re: 1980 Raleigh Supercross

the forks are not correct. ive got them same bike. same supercross model. the OEM forks were very raked out making it ridiculously hard to steer
with the standard boxcar handlebars, the standard forks are chrome, with 2 holes in the front dropouts. either way tho.. sweet find, that frame has got alot to work with..good strong looptail to it..ive recently moved on to an 83 redline 600a, but this bike was what i cruised all summer. nice find.

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