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Carlton Flyer Track. 1971

Ratty Carlton Flyer Track picked up cheap. Currently being built up as a beater, just awaiting new wheels and maybe saddle. And brake. Bloody fast, Bloody fun,

Frame:
Carlton Flyer Reynolds 531 Track frame. 1971?

Fork/Headset:
Carlton Flyer/ Unknown vintage

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Unnown vintage-probably original.

Pedals:
Shimano 600, at the moment

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
TA 46 tooth-original

Derailleurs/Shifters:
N/A

Handlebars/Stem:
Cinelli A1, Cinelli Campione du Mondo. Both eary 70's original.

Saddle/Seatpost:
Unknown suede covered Un-branded aero

Brakes:
N/A

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
1.Maillard 700 Large Flange laced to Alesa Aero Rim Vittoria Zaffiro Pro For Road. 2. Fiamme red label tubular laced to Chater Lea Large Flange/Old tub tyre (weinmann?) For Track.

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
1.Maillard 700 Large Flange Fixed hub,Tied & Soldered laced to Alesa Aero Rim/ Vittoria Zaffiro Pro For Road 2. Fiamme red label tubular laced to Harden Double Fixed Large Flange/Old Vittoria tub For Track

More Info:
Ratty Carlton Flyer Track picked up cheap. Currently built up as a Daily Beater. May get a new saddle, seatpost , and pedals depending how it goes. And brake. Going to keep these frame ratty and oily-raged, would hate to loose the look of the original paint/decals. Bloody fast, Bloody fun.

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 2

Added by JeffJ. Last updated about 9 years ago.

3 Comments

thebaron

thebaron says:

i like how you have left this bike all beat up. give it real character.

Posted almost 9 years ago

LeeBolton

LeeBolton says:

Nice frame

Posted about 9 years ago

thebaron

thebaron says:

ya a new front wheel and saddle would make this ride look good.

Posted about 9 years ago