Re: [CR]pics of 1956 Claud Butler Allrounder (Duncan Granger)


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 18:25:13 -0500
From: Phil Sieg <triodelover@comcast.net>
To: dgranger@comcast.net
Subject: Re: [CR]pics of 1956 Claud Butler Allrounder (Duncan Granger)
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Duncan,

dgranger@comcast.net wrote:
>NOS GB Sport Mk III calipers and levers (I love that white ribbed NOS housing! Where can I find more???)
>
> There's an eBay seller "bikesplus" that has NOS sets of Phillips brake and transmission cabling with the white ribbed housing. I've bought several sets at around $15-$20/set. He usually lists his stuff under "Collectibles:Transportation:Bicycles".

I think the Mk III calipers first appeared in '58, according to Pete Paine's site <http://www.oldcyclebits.co.uk/>. So these must have been added as an upgrade (or the frame wasn't built up until around then).
>Cyclo Benelux 4 speed rear.
>
>Beautifully repainted in one of the original color choices from 1956 - Eau de Nil.
>
>I welcome your comments.
>
> Just a stunning bike. I want one like it...NOW! :-D

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Phil Sieg
Knoxville, Tennessee