Classic Lightweights UK
Readers' Bikes  

Claud Butler welded - 1949

Owned by: Roger Stevens

Claud Butler welded 1

Frame Claud Butler (late 1949); Frame No. 9115249; Allrounder model lugless;  21½" c/top .  72 head,  70 seat; Originally ¼ chrome fork ends front & rear
Wheels Wheels  26 x 1.¼" Weinmann alloy rims (originals were Dunlop alloy) with large flange hubs' rear fixed/free with 4-speed block
Chainset Lytalloy 49t ring on Magistroni (??) steel cranks
Gears Gears  Simplex (period correct Simplex to be fitted, sometime)
Brakes GB levers with one GB caliper & one Alp
Stem/Bars Dayton Maes on GB stem
Saddle Brooks B17 Champion Narrow
Extra details History:  Owned by me from c1959 to1970's.  Sold to a (non-cyclist) friend.          Reclaimed & restored 2001.

Claud Butler welded 2