Jensen - 1961
by Philip Amadeus
no. 61433 (1961) Nervex Pro Lugs; 22½"
seat tube, 72º parallel; brazed stops for bar end levers.
colour was maroon with white head and seat tube panel
Weinmann HP on Campagnolo GS large-flange
5-pin cotterless with TA double rings,
Christophe clips and straps
Record rear and GS front with
Campagnolo bar-end shifters
||Milremo stem and
||The bike was
bought from John Spooner in almost
original but well-used condition. It was re-painted by Argos - we also
chrome ends and fork crown. Jensen Cycles were in Whitehorse Road,
Croydon, almost opposite Allins and were popular with the local fast
men at the time.
For L'Eroica, wheels might be replaced with sprints and Cyclo cross
comments or advice?
cluster and head tube with 72º parallel angles
Looking at these elegant
Nervex Professional lugs it is easy to see
why so many builders stopped
the time-consuming business of creating individual hand-cut lugs
of 'the cockpit'