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Early 60's Viking .

Early 60's Viking Road/Track, Currently set up for London commutes and longer rides. I've recently added a single vintage front Mafac brake lever and some old Bluemels Club Special mudguards ready for the damp London Winter. Aiming for Stylish but practical rather than exactly period correct.

Frame:
Viking Track - Either 'Twenty Five'/'Pursuit'/'World Champion' Model in Raw. Nervex Professional Lugs.

Fork/Headset:
Viking Track/Tange Headset.

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Generic

Pedals:
Miche Pista

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
BLB Super Pista 48 tooth.

Derailleurs/Shifters:
N/A

Handlebars/Stem:
Old and Steel. Viking 'V' Marked Pinch bolt.

Saddle/Seatpost:
1950's Brooks Competition, home laced, on vintage Campagnolo Record Non Fluted, two bolts version.

Brakes:
Vintage Mafac Lever (single) and Condor branded deep drop. Front Only

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Vintage Campagnolo Record Pista large flange laced to vintage Alesa 27 x 1 1/4 inch. Panaracer Pasela tyre.

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Vintage (1959) Campagnolo Record Pista small flange w/17t condor sproket small flange laced to vintage Mavic MA40 27 x 1 1/4. Panaracer Pasela tyre.

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.

2 Comments

JeffJ

JeffJ says:

thanks,

Nice Mercian, by the way.

Posted over 9 years ago

Gear-Inch

Gear-Inch says:

So damn awesome, I owned a Viking Vision not long back. Just built a Mercian on my profile, check it out.

Posted over 9 years ago