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#1 2016-08-28 9:53pm

Shotgun
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1979 Rampar R9

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1979 Rampar R9

This bike was used in the Boston, Mass. Raleigh plant for parts selection, color selection, trade shows and other uses. It was never sold to the public. When the plant shut down in the early 80's, it was taken home by a Raleigh employee and it sat in his basement until early this spring when I bought it. It is 100% a survivor and a time capsule from the late 70's.


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#2 2016-08-29 1:35am

cuzg
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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

Awesome Raleigh. Pretty much everyone would trade a vital body component to own that!

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#3 2017-05-04 3:21am

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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

Dig the sh!t out of this bike....that color scheme is sick!!


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#4 2017-11-16 10:14am

jgillies
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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

Agree. this thing is just awesome

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#5 2019-06-15 9:56am

brevolt
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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

Sweet bike. Worked in a Raleigh shop and we had 3 of these. Never knew why their factory team didn’t use this frame? It was a lot lighter than the Team Rampar! Nice piece of history!

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#6 2019-10-20 5:41pm

Oldguyracer383
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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

Not sure if you are still active on here. I am located in NYC / Boston. I have had an R9 since I was the second owner in the early 80’s. It was stripped of paint and I just have the frame and fork. Have been thinking of restoring it but pretty much no way to find the parts I assume. Let me know if you have a list of what is on an original one as well how I might get the color replicated. Thank you.

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#7 2019-10-20 5:46pm

Oldguyracer383
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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

Also how many R9’s were manufactured? Any idea?

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#8 2019-12-06 4:17am

Bmx4fun1980
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Re: 1979 Rampar R9

cool

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