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Ellis Briggs - 1978

Owned by: Gary Higgitt

Ellis Briggs Higgitt RB 1

Ellis Briggs (Shipley, Yorks.), 1978 - Frame no. 5554, 22" seat tube, Reynolds 531, playing card suit on fork tangs. Nervex Professional lugs.
Arc en Ciel 'Super Champion' rims on Campagnolo Record hubs
Chainset TA Professional with 52T single chainring and chain guide
Pedals Campagnolo Pista with Campagnolo steel clips
Gears Campagnolo Nuovo Record pat 78 (date 1978)
Brakes Dia Compe stirrups with Campagnolo levers
Stem/Bars Cinelli Criterium bars and stem
Saddle Concor 
Extra details TA bottle cage.  All equipment original.  Built for E Linley in 1978, he also had an Ellis Briggs track machine and one for his wife.

Tang on iside of fork blades
Down and head tube transfer
Head lugs
Campagnolo Nuovo Record pat 78 (date 1978)
Osgear-style chain guide