Introduced in 1933, the RRA went through three distinct phases as Raleigh’s top-end lightweight until it was withdrawn from production in 1958. This machine represents the best known of the series which was manufactured from 1947-1953. The RRA frame, entirely made of butted Reynolds 531, has frame angles of 73 deg head and 71 deg seat, in frame sizes of 20.5, 21.5, 22.5, 23.5” with a maximum wheelbase of 41 9/16”. The fork, also Reynolds 531 including the steering stem,features the iconic 'thimble' fork crown. Buyers could specify various additions, this example has an SA boss at the top of the seat tube.
This is a near concours restoration with paint by Ger Conlon. More photos available on request
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