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The David sprint iron - 1940s

Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Owned By: Mike Stitson

FrameDavid track - 20 ½" cc seat tube, 22" top tube – Frame No. 4313 believed to be earlier than 1946 – Holly green paint
WheelsBritish Hub Company Airlite large-flange hubs – Rear is the pre-war riveted model. Wooden Constrictor rims. Vittoria rally tubs.
ChainsetUnknown but with 'Cross' stamped on the arms. To be replaced by Chater-Lea when one becomes available.
PedalsChater-Lea sprint
GearsSingle speed fixed
BrakesBurlite front brake only
Stem/BarsGB alloy Spearpoint stem with Reynolds Binda bars
SaddleWrights Olympian 56
Extra Details The previous owner bought the ‘Sprint Iron’ in 1947 passing it to me, unrestored, in August 2012. He has recently been to see it now sympathetically restored.
Thanks for reading

Posted: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Owned By: Mike Stitson

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