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Jack Taylor 'Curved Tube' - 1963

Submitted by Colin Brooker


Jack Taylor 1963 - Frame No. 4528, lugless , Curved Tube road/path model. 24” seat tube
27" Alloy rims on Maillard double-fixed large-flange hubs
Chainset Stronglight / Miche cotterless chainset
Pedals Lyotard Platform
Gears Single-speed, fixed
Brakes GB Hiduminium front brake
Stem/Bars Milremo Spearpoint alloy stem and GB bars with Stronglight headset
Saddle San Marco Regal ‘Vintage’ model and Campagnolo seatpin
Extra details This model was made by the Taylor brothers over a 30 year period almost without alteration.  Shortie front mudguard was always a feature in the brochure............
It is fitted with a precision made alloy cone (image below) which slips on to the axle to protect unused sprocket/locknut threads, the hub spins inside it. 


Cone in place over unused sprocket/lockring threads
Cone remains stationary while wheel turns