Hello:I stumbled upon your blog today. I'm renovating a bike that's nearly identical to the one pictured on your blog. It has a 5-speed cluster and a Simplex derailleur that's not working. I have bought new tires. (Not easy to find, but I got them from Schwalbe)new cables and housing and plan to install a SunTour derailleur because the Simplex is shot. It's a very elegant little bike, with stainless fenders and a stainless chainguard. It was a local Craigslist find, and was in really nice shape.I'm curious to see how it stacks up against the two Raleigh Twentys that I have.I'm also a big David Byrne fan. Haven't read his book yet, but plan to.
Very nice! I'd like to find one myself, hopefully on craigslist. I always try to keep an eye out for one. Two Raleigh twenties, huh? I'd love to hear how it stacks to them. Thanks for visiting!