I popped out for a pootle on my 1954 Claud Butler Jubilee Special, first time since loosing a lot of weight (5st!)
Positives; The Brooks Swallow is less painful 😄, and my lower arms don’t ach as much (less upper body weight?)
Negatives; I find myself running out of gears.
It’s got a 4...
Well it won't excite that many folk, as 'dripping with oddles of Shimano Altus' is rarely a grand opening gambit.
Neither are the Kalin bar ends made from recycled Fray Bentos pie tins.
Nor is the Reynolds CrMo sticker going get many salivating.
Also, I'm sure like myself, rapidly approaching...
Looking to sell my late father's Claud Butler Super Coureur which is in need of a full restoration. This is what I know/understand about it:
Frame number: 14629
Original colour: Bright Green Flamboyant
Made in 1962 for the launch of the 1963 brochure (been informed that it would've been made by...
First time post so be nice.:)
My dad passed with CV19 in Dec last year and left me his pride and joy of which I have attached some pictures. I have had Northwood Cycles refurbish the running gear and give it a very decent (but sympathetic) clean up. Now I need help to identify it...
Came as part of a his and hers pair with a Holdsworth Championship which I am also selling. Both bikes look like they were used lightly then stored in a dry shed for the last 40 years. 20 inch Reynolds 531 frame and forks with Campagnolo rear drop outs. Huret Allvit rear derailleur. Huret front...
Ok, so I wanted to add these scans to the archive, but this thread will have to do for now
Holdsworth owned Claud Butler bring out their first MTB the Canyon, in Reynolds 531 All terrain tubes, stays & forks.