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Hobbs Raceweight - 1948

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Pat Curtis

FrameHobbs Raceweight, 1948; frame no. D89791 (April 1949) 531 DB tubing painted to original specification by Les Rigden of Brighton
Wheels27" x 1¼ alloy rims with Powell LF hubs 32/40; double fixed
ChainsetChater Lea
PedalsChater Lea
GearsFixed single speed with 3/32 chain
BrakesGB Hiduminium
Stem/BarsAmbrosia with GB Maes bars
SaddleBrooks B17 Narrow with Stratalight cranked seatpin
Extra DetailsOriginal invoice shows date 24 April 1948 to Miss Thompson. £2 deposit paid with balance of £20 18s 6d - sold by The Lightweight Shop 26 Stoke Street.
The frame was purchased from the Hobbs Marque Enthusiast at Ripley Jumble and then restored
Thanks for reading

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Pat Curtis

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