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1948 Holdsworth La Quelda lugless lightweight

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1948 Holdsworth La Quelda

Milremo stem GB bars.

Holdsworth forks, unknown headset.

Unknown alloy temporary.

Raleigh early alloy 27" with Sturmey Archer AM (close ratio) 3 speed hub

Unknown cranks, Shimano sealed BB unit.

Brooks B17 Reynolds domed seat-post

Lyotard pedals

46 tooth chainwheel, SA AM 1950 hub.

This machine was made in 1948, lugless 531 construction bought as a frame/forks recently and assembled with various components to get it running while other, better parts are sourced. Recently painted Ferrari Red by Bob Jackson and has later, non period decals. Awaiting fitting of original brass head-badge.

People who friended this bike CONDENADO, fastfixie, A-ko, per.k


That SA AM hub looks interesting.
That dangling cable looks a little precarious to me.
Are those tubs? Do you have to undo the hub cable to change out a flat?
All in all, awesome bike.

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