Hetchins Brilliant 1936; frame no.79922;
seat tube 21"; top tube 22"; wheelbase
40½"; dark green and chrome.
Dunlop Lightweight steel 26 x 1¼" rims
with Bayliss Wiley front hub
Chater Lea 2-arm cranks with 48T Chater ring
Chater Lea 'tommy bar'
Sturmey Archer 2-speed TF fixed gear with top
tube lever and 18T sprocket
Bowden Super Sport
Highgate 'Shallow' on 2" steel stem
I bought the frame a couple of years ago from a man in
was freshly painted green but during shipment it accumulated a couple
of chips. I had my neighbor scuff the paint and re paint it
the same color. I also had him do the box lining.
Detail showing finish achieved
by Keith including box-lining done by his neighbour
Detail showing TF 2-speed fixed
gear and 'Tommy Bar' fitting hole in the Chater Lea pedals
Detail showing 'Vibrant' rear
triangle, Hetchins sculpted rear ends and view of pedal fixing
Closer detail of finish, alloy
guards, chrome fork and Bowden 'Super Sport' stirrup