Re: [CR]1930's Macleans Featherweight, & 26" wheels

(Example: Framebuilding:Brazing Technique)

Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 10:55:26 -0400
From: <oroboyz@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR]1930's Macleans Featherweight, & 26" wheels
To: neilfoddering@hotmail.com, simonpj@mac.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


<< As for the 26 inch wheels and other equipment, including tyres, I suggest you email me off list, and I should be able to assist with sources. >>

Hey Neil, all ofr us want to know!!! :)

Dale Brown Greensboro, NC USA

-----Original Message----- From: neilfoddering@hotmail.com To: simonpj@mac.com; Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Sent: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 9:25 AM Subject: RE: [CR]1930's Macleans Featherweight, & 26" wheels

Serial number W265 appeared on a Maclean "Super Cycle" model, which had a bill of sale dated 29th April 1938, so yours would probably date to 1937 or 1938. As for the 26 inch wheels and other equipment, including tyres, I suggest you email me off list, and I should be able to assist with sources.

Neil Foddering Weymouth, Dorset, England

>From: Simon PJ <simonpj@mac.com> >To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> >Subject: [CR]1930's Macleans Featherweight, & 26" wheels >Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 14:12:25 +0100 > >I have a couple of questions after picking up a 1930's Macleans >Featherweight frame from eBay yesterday (#320004939033) > >The frame number is W 108. Does anybody know how to date Macleans frames? > >It takes 26" wheels, about which I know nothing. What rims and hubs should >I >be looking for? How easy is it to get hold of appropriate tyres? > >Many thanks, > >Wyndham Pulman-Jones >Cambridge, UK > >_______________________________________________ >Classicrendezvous mailing list >Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org >http://www.bikelist.org/mailman/listinfo/classicrendezvous

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