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Hobbs Raceweight - 1951

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

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Hobbs Raceweight 24" frame No. I 11528 (October 1951); top tube 22½", chainstays 17½", wheelbase 40½", BB height 10½; Angles - head 72º, seat 70º; Nervex Legere lugs type 86 BIS; finish blue/grey with chrome ends, white head tube and seat panel, lugs lined in red; "Hobbs 'Special Model' London England" head badge and seat tube badge; oval to round forks - 2¾" rake; built for 26" HP/700 sprint wheels. Purchased and restored in 2001.
WheelsConloy Asp sprint rims on Harden D/F large-flange hubs 32/40 with 15/17 DB spokes
ChainsetBSA steel fluted cottered cranks with 46T ring
PedalsBrampton B8 with Christophe toeclips and Binda straps
GearsSingle-speed fixed with 19/20 sprockets
BrakesGB lever and stirrup
Stem/BarsGB alloy 4" Spearpoint with early GB Maes alloy bars with ferrule
SaddleBrooks B17 Narrow on alloy domed 27.2 seatpin
Extra DetailsNow re-configured as single-speed fixed - old Sturmey FM specification image shown at bottom of page
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