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Sheffield Langsett - 1956

Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Owned By: Simon Penfold

Frame1956 Sheffield Langsett - frame no. 74 7 56, seat tube 23¾", 10" bottom bracket height, Reynolds 531 DB tubing
WheelsWeinmann 27 x 1¼" HP rims on Bayliss-Wiley large-flange hubs - 32/40
ChainsetWilliams 1232 double
PedalsLyotard MB23 with GB toeclips
GearsCampagnolo Gran Sport front and rear derailleurs with 'Open C' down-tube levers
BrakesWeinmann levers, Weinmann 730 calipers
Stem/BarsGB hiduminium spearpoint stem with GB Maes bars
SaddleBrooks Champion Narrow on Reynolds alloy seatpost
Extra Details Bought from the original owner, Mr J Dickinson of York in 2009. It was restored by J F Wilson in the eighties. Note lug lining on top edge of lug, possibly a Yorkshire thing as Pennine Cycles did the same. Some in the V-CC have been rather unkind about the Langsett but its smooth and responsive ride served the original owner well over decades of racing.
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Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Owned By: Simon Penfold

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