H R Morris - 1957
Owned by: Bryan
|H R Morris - 1957 frame No. H293;
built for Dave Tinsley February 1957 (see letter below);
seat tube 22¾", top tube
22¾", chain stays 17 5/8",wheelbase 41"; 74 head /72 degree seat angles;
Reynolds 531 butted tubing with Nervex Professional head lugs.
|Campag large-flange Gran Sport hubs on alloy
||Stronglight type 53 or 54 with 46/49 Simplex
||Sheffield Corsa model 645 with Christophe
toeclips and straps
||Huret 4-speed Tour de France rear, Huret Bobet
||Titan stem with Kint/Maes bars
Brooks Professional with Titan alloy seat pin
bottle cage; H R Morris built this frame with the early Nervex
Professional lugs at the head but did not like using them for the seat
and bottom bracket so he made matching ones from cast lugs (see close up below)
Below: details of H R M cut seat lug
and head badge;
Huret Tour de France rear changer, head, stem, bars, etc.
Letter from H R Morris.