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Oscar Egg 'Super Route Special' - 1939

Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Owned By: Eric Sayliss

FrameBuilt with Reynolds 531. Extra fine cut-away lugs. Seat tube 21½" centre to top. Top tube 21½" Centre to centre. Nivex rear drop-outs to release the rear wheel without touching the chain. Brazed on fittings for Osgear.
WheelsRear Nivex hub built to go with the rear drop-out, front matching Nivex on Dunlop alloy 27" HP rims
ChainsetThree-arm 'Simplex' with double Simplex rings 48/45. Hollow bottom-bracket axle
PedalsAllez alloy
Gears4-Speed 'Super Champion Tour de France Professional' for 3/32" chain with patent automatic 'Sauvard' detensioning device. Super Campion front changer believed to have been added later.
BrakesLAM Super Dural
Stem/BarsS Maes 'Tour de France' bars with Titan stem 7cm.
Extra detailsSimplex 'wire' double bottle cage. Purchased in 1939 form Hicking of Hates, Kent, England. The importers of Oscar Egg Cycles
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Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Owned By: Eric Sayliss

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