Hobbs Blue Riband Track Bicycle c.1950
A superb example of a Hobbs of Barbican top of the range Blue Riband Track machine, with the fanciest and crispest lugwork and beautiful twin plate fork crown. 23 inch frame in excellent condition, refinished and lug-lined to the highest standard. Rare original Blue Riband enamel head badge. Fitted with correct period parts including inch pitch transmission with block chain, and rare Brooks Champion Sprinter saddle. Very light and very fast.
|Wheels||Fiamme sprint rims on Harden large-flange, double fixed hubs|
|Chainset||Chater-Lea two-arm cranks with inch-pitch chainwheel|
|Pedals||Chater-Lea Sprint with Christophe toe clips and straps|
|Stem/Bars||Cinelli chromed steel track bars on steel track stem|
|Saddle||Brooks B17 Champion Sprinter|