Re: [CR]Help dating a BSA track frameset

(Example: Framebuilding:Technology)

Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 22:57:51 -0400
From: "Joseph Bender-Zanoni" <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Help dating a BSA track frameset
In-reply-to: <b27bc5c00607051423v63d8066bx116dbdc5ecf3041c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tam Pham <terminaut@gmail.com>
References:
cc: "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Tam,

I hate to disappoint you but this bike is far too nice to be any pre-war BSA that I know of. I think it just has a BSA BB and you are on your own as to what refined British builder built it.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Great Notch, NJ

Tam Pham wrote:
> I seem to have a thing for certain British brands. With cars it was
> Triumph
> and now with bikes it's BSA. Anyways, I recently picked up another old
> BSA
> frameset that seems to be very well constructed (particularly with
> regards
> to the thinned lugs) and could use some help in dating it.
> Unfortunately, a
> prior owner refinished the frameset with a poor rattle-can paintjob
> and the
> original markings are no longer known.
>
> The serial number stamped on the seat tube looks like it's 2101, and some
> photos can be seen here:
>
> http://www.chainedrevolution.com/images/bikes/bsa/details.htm
>
> Thanks in advance for any comments offered,
> Tam Pham
> Huntington Beach, CA