Ephgrave No. 1 track - 1959
Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020
|Frame||Ephgrave No 1 frame no. LE 3225 - 1959; seat tube 22½", top tube 22¾"; Reynolds 531 DB tubing|
|Wheels||Fiamme sprint rims on Airlite large-flange D/F hubs - 32/40 spokes tied and soldered|
|Chainset||Stronglight steel cottered cranks with 27T TA inch-pitch ring|
|Pedals||Sheffield steel with Christophe toeclips|
|Gears||Single-speed fixed with 7T inch-pitch sprocket|
|Stem/Bars||Cinelli steel 'badged stem with Cinelli Pista bars|
|Saddle||Brooks B17 Swallow|
|Extra details||Brought a few years back, an untouched original Ephgrave Track frame dating 1959, the decals have faded over the years but remain as what looks like a gold outline, has faded rings decal on seat tube, the lugs throughout have been outlined in gold.
Fine details include rear curved detailed brake bridge, chrome ½ rear stays and fork tips, round forks, Reynolds 531 tubing, exquisite fine lugs throughout, original head badge and original colors of the decorative lolipop. Handles well with its tight geometry.