Just picked this up off eBay... mainly for the saddle (which I have removed and lathered with Proofide) and front wheel (Weinmann 27" on Normandy large flange).
It was sold to me as a "Brooks Competition" but I think that's only as this is what is written on the saddle(!) as there are no other decals or badges, it clearly had a two-rivet headbadge tho, similar to a Sun Worksop frame I picked up recently.
While it's running 27" rims, it appears to have been designed for 26 x 1 3/8" or 26 x 1 1/4" rims as 1) there is almost no tyre clearance and 2) the brake blocks have been turned 90% to hit the rim
makes it an ideal candidate for running 700C rims though - ?
I am 99% sure it's made by Raleigh (it's super close to identical to the very rusty Raleigh Olympus I own too) but have you guys any clues as to which of the many brands they bought this would've been badged up as?
PARTS FOR SALE:
vintage Brooks Professional saddle | Specialized FACT CX fork | Columbus fork | Reynolds 531 fork | Avid Arch Rival v-brakes | various 700c, 27" and 26" wheels | vintage Weco hubs (fixed/freewheel) | vintage Raleigh ladies frames + lots more!