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 Post subject: Parts for 1947 Hobbs
PostPosted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:54 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Location: Shepton Mallet
After looking for ages I have found a 1947 Hobbs of Barbican has anyone got any period parts for sensible money?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:37 am 
Retro Guru

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Location: Sheffield
What parts are you looking for?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 12:00 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Chainset brakes and pedals hoping to build it sturmey 4 speed I have the hub so far and nothing else!!


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:41 pm 
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Tried these chaps? Click on " readers' bikes " for all the Hobbs lovelyness.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:00 pm 
Retro Guru

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I've got a Williams cottered chainset off a 30's F W Evans and..
30's handlebars maybe GB
Reynolds Hiduminium stem (short reach)
Resillion Cantilever brakes (need chroming).


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:06 pm 
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plus a handlebar Sturmey 4 speed changer.


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rider | rBoTM Winner
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Check to see if there are any Bike Jumbles within visiting distance. I've seen all sorts of early parts for sale at them.


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