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Bates 'Vegrandis' - 1951

Posted: Wednesday 12th August 2020

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Frame24" - Frame No. V 1 E 15977 – 16th May 1951 - 531 Cantiflex tubing - Finish in red with yellow rear end and forks (restored as original paint job) - lugs lined in gold - Diadrant forks - road rear ends – Bates mudguard eyes - pump pegs under top tube – cable guide BB plus cable stop on chainstay - 23½” top tube - 11" bottom bracket height - 17¼" chainstays - 40¼" wheelbase -
Wheels Harden large flange Bacon Slicer hubs - 32/40 - rear single fixed - 15/17 double butted spokes - Conloy Asp HP rims - Continental tyres
ChainsetChater Lea fluted cranks - 6½" with 46T ring - TDC Bottomracket
PedalsChater Lea with Christophe toe-clips and Binda straps
GearsSingle fixed-wheel
BrakesGB 'Coureur' hiduminium front brake
Stem/BarsGB alloy Spearpoint stem with Bailey bars
SaddleBrooks B17 Swallow
Extra detailsLightweight bell. Stopwatch with handlebar clip. This unusual paintjob is a copy of the original as specified by the first owner.
No longer built to the above specification but still here as a reference.
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Posted: Wednesday 12th August 2020

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