Ephgrave No. 1 - 1950
Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020
|Frame||20½” Ephgrave No. 1 road frame no. LE 778 (Feb/March 1950); 20½” top tube; 17 ¾” chainstays; Stallard rear ends plus front ends; braze-on brake cable eyes and guides under top tube; pump pegs (16”) behind seat tubes; ‘sticks’ on top of seat stays.
Finished in Eau de Nil with red lug lining.
|Wheels||Fiamme 700 sprint rims built with 15/17 DB spokes onto Harden LF gear-sided ‘Bacon Slicers’. Fitted with Simplex 5-speed|
|Chainset||Chater Lea 42 x 3/32 on Chater Lea bottom bracket|
|Pedals||Brampton quill pedals with Christophe clips and straps|
|Gears||Simplex Tour de France 5-speed rear with Simplex down tube lever|
|Brakes||GB Hiduminium with Doherty style levers|
|Stem/Bars||GB alloy spearpoint stem with GB Capo Berta engraved bars|
|Saddle||Mansfield laced ‘Swallow’ type|
|Extra Details||Short alloy guards|