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Hetchins Vade Mecum - 1962


Hetchins Vade Mecum - 1962


Frame Hetchins Vade Mecum No. H2177 (December 1962); 23”; 22½” top tube; 17” chainstays; 10½” BB; painted black with red lug lining and ‘fairground’ downtube tansfers plus headbadge. Braze on brake cable eyes plus one guide on top tube, twin gear bosses on down tube plus cable eye on chainstay.
Supplied to L E Chambers of Rochester (cycle dealer) £11 5s
Wheels Campagnolo LF hubs Gran Sport(F)/Record(R) QR hubs 40/32 on 27” Mil Remo alloy HP rims with 5-speed freewheel 14 - 22
Chainset Stronglight 49D 5-pin 170 cranks with TA double converter 44/52
Pedals Lyotard  platform pedals with Christophe toeclips and straps
Gears Campag Gran Sport rear changer 5-speed & front changer 
Brakes Universal 61 centrepull callipers with GB Supersport+ hooded levers
Stem/Bars Philippe 4 ½” stem with Belleri BF Maes bars (St Etienne)
Saddle Wrights W3N