Hi All, I'm back from my French house-hunting trips...due to return in a few weeks. I have started to begin clearing bike stuff back in UK.... Offered for sale to the list first of all are the following items........ 1 25"(c-t) Leach-Marathon frameset. Made in East London in the late 1950s, it's a road frame,Nervex Professional lugset, 531db t/out,Plain(no hanger) rear ends,cyclo front ends, only braze-ons are lamp bracket boss on forks, and pump pegs on down tube. Superbly built frame in very good original condition(slight indent on 1 seatstay).Paintwork has been touched-in in places. Finished in Gunmetal grey , with chromed ends(approx 8-9 " front and rear)chromed fork crown, original 'gothic'/old English down tube lettering,diamond seat tube transfer, and stunning pessed alloy headbadge. Also fitted original TDC Headset, and Chater-Lea Seatbolt. Mudguard eyes and clearances for 700c wheels. Rear spacing @120mm. £150.
25.5"(c-t) Raleigh Team Replica Road frameset. Reynolds 531 Competition
Believed made by Raleigh special build division in approx 1985.All braze-ons
including twin bottle cage bosses,etc. Campag Record short ends, allen key
seat bolt full sloping fork crown,double-taper seatstays, believed Haden Bros
long point cut-out lugwork .
Finished in team colours of Pearl White(main)with dark blue forks, part
head/seat tubes, red and yellow. Chrome plated 'flanges' to front and rear ends.
Fitted Campag ACH111 sealed bottom bracket, Athena Headset, Athena
'monoplanner' brake stirrups,Record 'Retro-friction' gear levers.
All in immaculate condition with only a few small..touched-in scrathes
I have ridden this bike around Majorca for approx 250 miles only. It rides
1 25" (c-t) Jack Taylor Tour of Britain touring/audax frameset. This
Frameset is one of the Taylors 50th anniversary models and carries the decal on the
seat tube. Built from Reynolds 531 butted tubing, it has Nervex Professional
main frame lugs(the bottom bracket shell is, I believe cast) Nervex decal also
on seat tube. all braze-ons except carrier bosses, pump peg fitted to rear of seat tube. Finished in red/orange enamel, with white double box-lining. fitted with 'anniversary' transfers which include 'old English' style down tube lettering, Reynolds transfers, 50th anniversary transfers and nervex Pro transfer.. Also fitted with Stronglight A9 Headset, and Campag ACH111 sealed bottom bracket set, 18" bluemels alloy pump etc. Overall condition is good-excellent, with only a few scratches here and there which have been matched/touched-in. £275. Please reply off list, as ...due to French house-buying, I am still temp' off the list Ray Etherton Maldon, UK