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Carlton Flyer Road/Path - 1960

Owned by: Bob Johnson


CARLTON ‘FLYER’ Frame No. H8124 - 1960  Road Path seat tube 22", top tube 22½", 16" chainstays, wheelbase 40½"; All Chrome frame with 'Capella' lugset with twin plate fork crown and Chater-Lea track ends
Airlite large-flange double-fixed hubs on 700 HP wheels
Chainset Williams B 1000 inch-pitch cottered 5-pin steel chainset with 23t chainring
Pedals Not fitted
Gears Single-speed fixed with inch-pitch sprocket and chain, 7t and 9t giving 69" gear for road and 89" gear for track
Brakes Weinmann callipers & levers
Stem/Bars Chrome 'Bailey' steel track bars & steel GB track stem
Saddle Brooks  saddle on Reynolds alloy seatpin
Extra details Red Bluemels mudguards

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Above: Two images showing Capella lugs, front and side plus GB steel track bars and stem

Above: Williams 5-pin chainring with inch-pitch block chain

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Left: Capella bottom bracket. BB area was often painted due to the problems in polishing pre-plating
Right: Chater-Lea rear track ends with frame number stamped on