Classic Lightweights UK
Hobbs Superbe - 1948Owned by: Patricia Killiard
This frame (blue then) was purchased several years ago at the 'Boot and Back', a V-CC event, from a good friend. It was built-up with Sturmey-Archer 4-speed FM gear but has just been refinished and rebuilt to my favourite specification.
Below: Left - front view of 'Superbe' lugs, Hiduminium front brake, Simplex gear lever and Costrictor 'Boa' pedals
Right - Simplex 'Competition' front changer, Stronglight cranks and TA double chainrings
Above: Simplex front and rear gears, Stronglight/TA chainset
The Hobbs Superbe before the 2009 restoration with Sturmey-Archer FM gear
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