SBDU TI Raleigh Ilkeston SB5464 Time Trial Special OMAS Titanium Bottom Bracket Ceramic Bearings

SB5464 SBDU Ilkeston TI Raleigh Time Trial Special Bottom Bracket

I’ve had a British threaded Omas Titanium bottom bracket with rather nasty bearings in the parts box for a little while and I thought it would be perfect for this build.

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SBDU TI Raleigh Ilkeston SB5464 Time Trial Special Stronglight A9 Roller Bearing Headset Assembly

SB5464 SBDU Ilkeston TI Raleigh Time Trial Special Headset

After deciding to build this frame, I still have to decide on which parts to use. Do I stick with Campagnolo Super Record or do I go with something different like early Dura-Ace 7100/7200 DA-200?

Raleigh SBDU Ilkeston Time Trial Special 753 1978 SB2692 H591 Frame Numbers

The Significance of the SBDU H Reference Frame Number

Realistically, there may not be many ‘original owners’ of SBDU frames – I.E. those people who still own an SBDU frame that they ordered and bought for themselves from Ilkeston. There may be even fewer original owners who have a frame with an ‘H’ reference.