Jack Taylor - curved seat tube - 1974
Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020
|Frame||Jack Taylor 'curved seat tube' frame no. 6710 - 1974; seat tube 53cm c-c, top tube 56cm c-c, chainstays 38cm; paint is completely original.|
|Wheels||Hi E Hi/Lo wheelset laced radial front/radial non drive and 3x drive rear to Super Champion Arc en Ciel rims. Hi E ti QR on front, Zeus QR rear with Vittoria Pro 19 Tubulars|
|Chainset||Stronglight 49D cranks to 58T T.A. chainwheel on 0riginal Style Phil Wood BB with Alloy Cups. Sedispot Chain|
|Pedals||Bob Reedy/Weyless Pedals, Galli Clips, Universal Straps|
|Gears||Huret Jubilee RD 6-speed with Simplex retrofriction band on single sided shifter with REG cover|
|Brakes||CLB Pro Brakes and Levers|
|Stem/Bars||3ttt Adjustable stem with 3ttt Giomondi SL bars.|
|Saddle||Selle Italia SL custom drilled saddle with Weyless setpost customized to get the correct angle created by the curved tube|
|Extra details||Terry watch clip and Stopwatch. Wanted to build this without any Campy, just for kicks. Most of the parts are period correct within one or two years max, with the exception of the Alloy Machismo freewheel (still looking for an Everest or Zeus).
Frame bought three years ago from Chuck Schmidt at Pacific Coast Cycles.