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Holdsworth Zephyr road/path - 1952

Owned by: Brian Wright

Brian 5 - 600

Frame Holdsworth Zephyr road/path frame No. 16925 bult 1952
Wheels 27" Weinmann HP rims on large-flange double-fixed Harden hubs 15/17 spokes
Chainset Gnutti single cottered
Pedals Lyotard Quill
Gears Fixed
Brakes GB Coureur
Stem/Bars GB Chromo steel stem with deep drop alloy Madison bars
Headset Bayliss Wiley micro-adjust which was a new pattern at this time
Saddle Brooks B17 Sprinter - oval badge
Extra details This machine was purchased in 1952 from Geoff Kittle Cycles, Watton.  In the first year Brian was riding it at a grass track event at Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Police Sports when he was forced off the track into the long-jump pit. This damaged the both the top tube and down tube so the frame was returned to Holdsworth for repair in 1953.  When it was returned they had fitted the new 'Coronation' headbadge with the crown superimposed and also applied the new script downtube transfer.

Brian 8 275
Coronation headbadge
Brian 4 - 275
Classic road/path setup
Brian 1 - 275
side view of head lugs