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Witcomb

Vintage bike restoration project. According to the 6 digit serial number, the last two digits of which signify the year, the frame was built in 1970

Frame:
Reynolds Steel Tubing 54cm

Fork/Headset:
Reynolds Steel Forks/Stronglight Alloy Headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Stronglight Alloy Crankset 44t 170mm/Stronglight Alloy Bottom Bracket

Pedals:
Lightweight VP Alloy Pedals with Integrated Toe Clips and Straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Unbranded Flip Flop - 16t Freewheel/16t Fixed

Derailleurs/Shifters:
n/a

Handlebars/Stem:
Unbranded 420mm Chrome Handlebars/ETC Alloy Quill Road Stem 80mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Monte Grappa Saddle/ETC Alloy Micro Adjust Seatpost

Brakes:
Shimano Golden Arrow Side Pull Brakes/Shimano Golden Arrow Alloy Dual Brake Levers with Rubber Hoods

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Weinmann 27 x 1 1/4 Brushed Alloy Wheel/100mm Alloy Large Flange Hub/Schwalbe 27 x 1 1/4 32-630mm Tyres

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Weinmann 27 x 1 1/4 Flip Flop Fixie Brushed Alloy Wheel/120mm Alloy Large Flange Hub/Schwalbe 27 x 1 1/4 32-630mm Tyres

Accessories:
Velo Orange Croissant Saddle Bag/Selle Monte Grappa Saddle Bag/Zefal Vintage Bottle Cage/Elite Eroica Squeeze Bottle/Brooks Microfiber Bar Tape

More Info:
Weight 10.9kg

Bike History

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

  1. Original Frame
  2. Frame Restoration
  3. Bike Build

Current Stage Info:

On getting the frame back from Argos Racing Cycles, I set about rebuilding the bike as a fixed gear daily commuter, although it could be turned back into a vintage 60's Road Bike if needed.

Added by ChrisCase. Last updated 3 months ago.

2 Comments

Nathap470

Nathap470 says:

rebuild looks fantastic

Posted almost 3 years ago

ChrisCase

ChrisCase says:

Thanks, kinda in awe of the paint job done by Argos Racing Cycles

Posted almost 3 years ago