Nader ........you have lost me mate...?
might be worth a good search through the archives...
I know there were two models of Tushingham (see the two pictures above)..long ago, I bought a orange DH-Bike, so I occupied myself with orange history and have become aware of Tushingham.
It's not easy to find any pictures of B-52 but there are a few small article for this great mountainbike. Have you read anything about Clockwork history?
Surely you know this sentence:
Handbuilt in Halifax, England, these bikes are ALL English. Orange Mountain Bikes history begins with the Tushingham B52, which was one of the UK's first mountain bikes. It was created as a specialty product by Cumbria in the Lake District and as an offshoot from Tushingham Sails, a leading manufacturer of quality windsurfing sails. Later, Lester Noble, a partner in Tushingham Sails, fell in love with mountain biking and left Tushingham Sails. He partnerned with Steve Wade, a bike racer with an engineering background, and formed Orange Mountain Bikes.
Nader, i get all that, but you said in your previous post, that the above pic with the wheel disc was a B52, and then you posted a pic of a specialized Rockhopper and said that is what Mr K has.....?
This confused me.
Why did you post a pick of a Rock hopper.....?
P.s without looking i suspect your Quote, came from an early mag article, about orange mountain bikes with Lester.
The info i Posted was additional memories from the other side of that story, from Roger Tushingham.