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Holdsworth Super Mistral - c1967

Owned by: Peter Kohler

Holdsworth S M 1

Holdsworth S M 5

Frame HOLDSWORTH Super Mistral, c. 1967 serial no. 30832
Size: 25” centre to top, with 22.5" top tube and 41" wheelbase. 72 deg parallel angles. Reynolds 531 DB frame and forks. Prugnat Type I long spearpoint lugs and Prugnat sloping fork crown. RGF bb. Wrap-over seat stays, strengthened rear bridge with tubular pivot hole insert and diamond shoulder fillets. Braze-ons: centre-pull brake hanger, gear cable stop on chain stay, gear cable stops and cable eyes for bar-end shifters on down tube. Finish: original gold with orange-green seat tube panel and peak head, blue lug lining.  10-inch chromed rear fork ends and all-chrome fork. Original owner’s name “Roy Carney Horwich CC” on top tube (image above).
Wheels 27x1¼" Dunlop Special Lightweight 32/40 rims on Campagnolo large-flange “no Record” hubs with Campagnolo quick releases. 15/17 db stainless spokes. Schwinn Super Record 27 x1 HP tyres (clone of Dunlop HPs)
Chainset Campagnolo Nuovo Record 43/52t, “no date”.
Pedals Campagnolo Record steel with strap loops, GB stainless clips and Cyclo straps
Gears Campagnolo Nouvo Record “pat” rear derailleur and front derailleur with cable stop. Regina Extra 14-21 five-speed freewheel.
Brakes Universal 61 centre-pull with Universal cables and levers. Cyclo brake cable clips
Stem/Bars GB Metric cast alloy 110 cm with Holdsworthy brand (made by GB) Il Primo Reynolds “Giro di Sicilia” alloy bends. 
Headset Campagnolo Nuovo Record
Saddle Brooks Professional and Campagnolo Nuovo Record 27.2 seat pin.
Extra details Bluemels “Popular” plastic mudguards

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