Hobbs 'Blue Riband' Record c. 1949 finished in French grey with gear
hanger; seat tube 23½", wheelbase 41", bottom bracket height
11", fork rake 2½; braze-ons for pump, brake cable and gear
eyes, gear lever boss, lamp bracket boss and CO2 pump boss on rear of
seat tube, gear pulley BB.
|Dunlop Special Lightweight HP rims on BH Solite
||Williams 5-pin steel cranks with 5-pin chainring
AP (1952) on Bayliss Wiley BB
||Lyotard with Christophe clips and straps
||Adjustable stem with Reynolds 'Maes' bars
saddle on Lytaloy domed seat post
Blue Riband has all the hallmarks of a machine built for road racing
which was rare in this era of fixed-wheel time trial machines.