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Pennine - 1958

Owned by: Paul Gittins

Pennine Gittins RB 1


Frame
1958 Pennine, frame number 3374; Reynolds 531DB tubing, 23" seat tube, 22" top tube, 41" wheelbase; 72º parallel
Wheels
Milremo Club 27" HP rims on Campag SF hubs with 32/40 Chrome spokes and Michelin tyres. Block: Screw on 14-24 five-speed
Chainset TA 170mm cranks with TA Criterium 47/50 chainrings:
Pedals Will be Lyotard 460 when I've managed to clean them up with Christophe clips
Gears Front Derailleur: Benelux Rod, Rear Derailleur: Benelux Mk 7 5 speed with Benelux lever on Benelux down tube braze-on
Brakes Weinmann levers with reasonable condition hoods, Weinmann 730 stirrups
Stem/Bars 10cm early Ambrosio with 3T bars (temporary)
Saddle Brooks Professional
Extra details Pump pegs brazed under top tube. I bought the bike from its original owner who had it 'renovated' in the early 80's and fitted with cheap Japanese components.  These have been sold and 'new' ones acquired more in period.  It rides well and is surprisingly light considering the wheels etc.

Below: Details of head, seat and bottom bracket lugs
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