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Jack Green - c 1938

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Richard Hoddinott

FrameJack Green Cycles of Bilston Street, Wolverhampton probably 1938; 23" built with Accles and Pollock Chromo tubing
WheelsItalian sprint rims on pre-war Airlite 'rivetted' hubs, 15/17g spokes tied and soldered
ChainsetSimplex Ekla cranks with single chainring
PedalsLyotard with Catos toeclips
Gears4-speed Osgear mounted on brazed-on boss under bottom bracket
Stem/BarsUnknown 'Continental' alloy stem with Maes 'Kint' bars with Paget bottles
SaddleBrooks B 17 Narrow
Extra DetailsChain guide on down tube. Twin bar mounted Paget bottle cages with alloy bottles.
The previous owner was Gerald Tredwell of Wolverhampton, still alive and strong at 84 years old and a founder member of the BLRC
He competed in many war-time and early post war races in the Shropshire and Midland areas. Some notes and memories from Gerald are found in 'Reminscences'.
Thanks for reading

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Richard Hoddinott

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