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 Post subject: 1950's Fixed wheeler.
PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:47 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Wed May 07, 2008 2:50 pm
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Just been trying to identify this puppy. I am currently restoring it. Frame is at Argos and the cranks are being chromed. Someone has suggested it might be a Gillot or a Rotrax.

I am still getting responses from the Classic Rendezvous group.

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more here
http://www.flickr.com/photos/quantocks/sets/72157612066574772/

and some with parts that I have started restoring

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/quantocks/sets/72157622500990301/


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:33 pm 
Geoff Capes

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Location: liverpool
Looks great :D be following this for sure,

nice job on the setapost, did you paint the top and cradles? campoldy sell the top bolts for them individually i changed mine and it really made a difference

what colour are you going for ?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:33 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Going for a classic black with gold round the lugs. Would love some chrome on the frame but its just too expensive.

Will get some pics up once the frame is back which should be the end of the month.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:03 pm 
Retro Guru

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Location: Scarborough
I'd love to see how this is coming on... any chance of a photo update? :D


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:01 pm 
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Is that a 40-spoker out back? Look after it if it is, can be damn hard to find another one!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 01, 2010 10:46 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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looks like an original claud butler to me.

any frame number to go on?

perhaps one of these:

http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/cbsprint-rb.html


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:00 pm 
Retro Guru

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Yeah the wraparound seatstays look very claud butlerish to me. What's the frame number?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:05 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Jonny69 wrote:
Is that a 40-spoker out back? Look after it if it is, can be damn hard to find another one!


really? lucky i've got a spare 40-spoke rim on an anodised bh airlite hub then…


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 03, 2010 6:43 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Loads of pics here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/quantocks/sets/72157624197607916/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/quantocks/sets/72157622829531713/

Here's a very similar model.

http://www.ctchighland.org.uk/Bikes/Flying%20Scot.html


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 03, 2010 6:45 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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alecstilleyedye wrote:
looks like an original claud butler to me.

any frame number to go on?

perhaps one of these:

http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/bikes/cbsprint-rb.html


CB has a different fork crown, dropouts and the top of the seat stays are also different.


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