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Hobbs Blue Riband Record - c 1949

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Riki Puttock

Frame1949 Hobbs 'Blue Riband' Record c. 1949 finished in French grey with gear hanger; seat tube 23½", wheelbase 41", bottom bracket height 11", fork rake 2½; braze-ons for pump, brake cable and gear eyes, gear lever boss, lamp bracket boss and CO2 pump boss on rear of seat tube, gear pulley BB.
WheelsDunlop Special Lightweight HP rims on BH Solite hubs 32/40
ChainsetWilliams 5-pin steel cranks with 5-pin chainring AP (1952) on Bayliss Wiley BB
PedalsLyotard with Christophe clips and straps
GearsSingle speed
BrakesGB Hiduminium
Stem/BarsAdjustable stem with Reynolds 'Maes' bars
SaddleBrooks B17 saddle on Lytaloy domed seat post
Extra DetailsThis Blue Riband has all the hallmarks of a machine built for road racing which was rare in this era of fixed-wheel time trial machines.
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Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Riki Puttock

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